Local Government Councillor Arrested While Supplying Firearm To Bandits In Kaduna

Native Authorities Councillor Arrested Whereas Supplying Firearm To Bandits In Kaduna

Abdul Adamu Kinkiba, a councillor from Soba Native Authorities Council of Kaduna State has been arrested with a firearm, allegedly for onward supply to bandits, SaharaReporters learnt.

Safety operatives on surveillance across the Galadimawa axis of Giwa Native Authorities Space arrested the councillor with an AK-47 rifle close to a hideout for bandits.



In a viral video, Kinkiba mentioned he couldn’t keep in mind who gave him the rifle, simply as he might additionally not keep in mind who he was to ship it to.

“I used to be instructed that the gun was meant for the convoy of somebody. I used to be instructed to park instantly after the bridge close to Galadimawa forest (a identified hideout of bandits), the place any person would acquire the gun,” Kinkiba mentioned in Hausa.

It was mentioned that Kinkiba had been supplying firearms to bandits one by one.

The chairman of Soba Native Authorities Space, Engineer Suleiman Yahaya Richifa, confirmed that the suspect is the councillor representing Kinkiba ward within the council.

He, nonetheless, declined to talk additional, including, “I’m in severe grief concerning the information. Please enable me to beat my shock.”

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