Police operatives in Bauchi have recovered 4 illegal firearms dumped in a polythene bag in Ningi, Bauchi State.
The firearms, hidden in a bag underground close to river Chika-Chika in Ningi, were not immediately traced to an individual or group.
However, communities in Ningi local government have come under armed men attacks recently.
Confirming the development, the Spokesperson of Bauchi Police Command, Ahmed Mohammed Wakil said a suspicious polythene bag was sighted near River Chika-Chika and police operatives cordoned off the area and recovered the f assorted firearms.
He said three AK47 riffles; one AK49 riffle and nine empty magazines.
“The wider the trust and information-sharing gap between the Police and the citizens, the more we as a people inadvertently empower criminal elements to succeed in their evil plan to threaten our value for peace and security,” he said.