I Was Charmed by Criminals, Police Inspector Arrested for Selling Guns Claims

I Was Charmed by Criminals, Police Inspector Arrested for Selling Guns Claims

  • A police officer has been caught and paraded in Calabar following his nefarious activities in Cross River state
  • According to reports, the police inspector, Nathaniel Manasseh, operated with cartel criminals terrorising the state
  • Meanwhile, the inspector claimed the criminals charmed and dispossessed him of the arms and a vehicle

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In what will surprise many Nigerians, a police officer who was arrested for his alleged involvement in the sales of firearms to criminals in Calabar claimed that he did not do so intentionally.

Nathaniel Manasseh, an inspector in the Nigeria Police Force said it was through charm that the criminals were able to secure the arms and ammunitions, Tribune newspaper report.

Specifically, he claimed he was charmed and dispossessed of some AK-47s, including a vehicle.

A policeman has been arrested for selling guns to criminals.
An inspector of police has been arrested for selling guns to criminals. Photo: Nigeria Police
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The police said the suspect has not been able to account for some pieces of hardware, New Telegraph added.

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He said:

“I was charmed, I can’t really explain what happened and how they dispossessed me of the rifles. I am not a gun runner."

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One inspector killed as gunmen attack police state in Imo state

Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that unknown gunmen attacked another police station in the southeast region of the country.

It was reported that the incident happened at the Ojoto police station in Idemili south local government area of Anambra state.

A senior police officer, who spoke on condition of anonymity confirmed the incident, saying they lost one inspector.

Five killed as gunmen attack Imo police headquarters

In a related report, some hoodlums masquerading as unknown gunmen attempted an attack on the police headquarters in Owerri, the Imo state capital on Sunday morning, June 6, but suffered a huge defeat.

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The hoodlums were reported to have made effort to access the police headquarters through Works Layout around Avan Nursery and Primary School.

The police spokesman in the southeast state, Bala Elkana, said the attackers came in a white Hummer bus.

Source: Legit.ng

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