I make AK-47 rifle for criminals in Nigeria – Suspect confesses

A suspected gunrunner, Adamu Numan, who sold firearms to criminal gangs disclosed that he had supplied over seven AK47 rifles to bandits, robbers and kidnappers.

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He stated that he made a profit of at least N150,000 on each rifle. Numa, who was paraded by the police in Abuja on Wednesday, said, “I buy each AK47 rifle for N450,000 and sell for between N650,000 and N700,000.

I have sold over seven rifles and 200 ammunition to bandits. I buy them from Muhammadu Halilu in Niger Republic; this is the second time I was arrested.”

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