NIS Arrests Cameroonian, 2 Others With Pistols, Charms, In C’River –

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Cross River State Command, said it has arrested three persons over illegal possession of ammunition.

The suspects, a Cameroonian and two Nigerians were in possession of one beretta, one local pistol, ammunition and criminal charms.

They were apprehended on August 02, 2022, at Mfum border, Ikom Local Government Area, Cross State, by officers patrolling in the area.

In a statement made available to newsmen, the Comptroller Mfum Border Command of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Ndubuisi Eneregbu, stated that the trio were intercepted while on a motorcycle at Mfum.

The statement reads: “On Tuesday 2nd of August, 2022, at about 1300hours, the Border Patrol Officers of Mfum Border Command, Cross River State, intercepted a cyclist (Okada rider) carrying two (2) passengers.

“The Cyclist, Chior Emmanuel, 30 is a Nigerian and lives at Ajassor Mission road, Etung LGA and One of the passengers, Nkwaayuk Boris, a Cameroonian, 23 year male, who also resides at Ajassor Mission, while the second passenger is Shima Alfred, Nigerian male age 23 years lives at Vandeikya in Benue State.

“They were found with, among other things, a small bag containing the following incriminating items one Pistol beretta, one locally made pistol, (3) live ammunition criminal Charms and motorcycle and an Android phone

“They hinted that they were four (4) and that the fourth person, currently at large, left them with the bag containing the above-mentioned incriminating items.

“Preliminary investigation revealed that one of the suspects, the Cameroonian, is a member of the Ambazonian separatist group in Cameroon.

“We are going to hand over the three suspects along with the incriminating items to the DPO Etung Division, Etung Local Government for further investigation immediately,” it said.

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