Troops recovered two AK 47 assault rifles with 38 rounds of 7.62mm from the unnamed gun runner.
The arrest was disclosed by the Director of Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Texas Chukwu, in a statement on Tuesday, March 20.
According to him, troops recovered two AK-47 assault rifles with 38 rounds of 7.62mm from the unnamed gun runner.
The statement read, "Troops of Mobile Strike Team II deployed in Kaduna arrested a notorious gun runner and recovered 2 AK 47 assault rifles with 38 rounds of 7.62mm special while on clearance operation at suspected armed bandits hideout in Rigachikun general area of Kaduna State on 19 March 2018.
"Due to criminal activities taking place at the Rigachikun forest and environ the Army placed high surveillance in the general area to deny criminal freedom of operation.
"The success recorded so far is a proactive measures taking by the Army to dominate the general area and fish out criminals that are carrying out kidnapping, armed robbery and cattle rustling."