4653 rounds of bullets disguised as rice, intercepted in Zamfara
Troops deployed at Moriki, Zamfara State have intercepted 4653 rounds of 7.62mm (special) following a tip-off its recieved on the movement of ammunition.
WITHIN NIGERIA learnt that the troops recieved the tip-off at about 10a.m and mounted an emergency stop and search checkpoint to intercept it.
According to report, a motor bike arrived with a bag looking like a bag of rice barely hours after they received the tip.
The bike man reportedly refused to stop for routine checks but was later apprended by the troops after he was given a hot chase.
The bike was impounded while the rider escaped and it was later discovered that the bag contained about 4653 rounds of 7.62mm (special)