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Police seize cache of arms in Kano, arrest 2

By Abdulsalam Muhammad

KANO – Kano State Police Command, yesterday, uncovered a cache of arm at a Hotoro Haye within the municipality.
The place, suspected to be a bomb factory, is located in the remote part of the restive quarters with several explosives and bomb-making materials seized.

Two suspects were also arrested in a raid led by the Kano Commissioner of Police, Ibrahim Idris.
Items recovered in the building included two AK-47 rifle, two pistols, two bags of TNT, ready-made IEDs, remote control bombs, gas cylinders and a welding machine.

Other items were two power generating sets, three motor vehicles, 90 rounds of live ammunition, drilling machine, 100 detonator heads, pyrotechnics and some welding equipment.
Two suspects were arrested at the factory.

The Commissioner thanked members of the community for information leading to the raid, adding that investigation had commenced to unravel more facts on factory.


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