Abdul Adamu Kinkiba, a Councilor representing Kinkiba ward in Soba Local Government Area of the state has been arrested with Ak47.
He was arrested by security operatives stationed around Galadimawa axis of Giwa Local Government Area in Kaduna state.
It was gathered that Kinkiba was reportedly arrested with an AK 47 close to a den of the bandits terrorising residents.
A source said the councillor was carrying the gun on a motorcycle when he was intercepted, adding that Kinkiba said the gun was given to him by somebody who he could not remember his name.
The source said:
“He said he was told that the gun was meant for the convoy of someone. According to him, he was instructed to park immediately after the bridge near Galadimawa forest (a known hideout of bandits), where somebody would collect the gun.”
The development is confirmed by the chairman of Soba local government area, Engineer Suleiman Yahaya Richifa.