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Police apprehend councilor with AK-47 rifle

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By Teide Emomotimi

The Kaduna State police command has arrested one Abdul Adamu Kinkiba, a councilor in Soba Local Government Area for parading with AK-47 rifle near a suspected kidnappers den in Giwa Local Government Area of the state.

According to a Daily Trust reports, the area is close to a den of the bandits terrorising many parts of the state.

Meantime, the chairman of Soba Local Government Area, Engineer Suleiman Yahaya Richifa, had confirmed the arrest.

Richifa said that the suspect is the councilor representing Kinkiba ward in the council but could not give further details.

“I’m in serious grief about the news. Please allow me to overcome my shock.” He added.

The State Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Mohammed when contact declined comment.

He asserted, “I’m on my way to the mosque now, I will call you back shortly”.