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5000 Guns In Mosques: Police Debunks Report, Moves To Arrest Publisher

Following reports that 5000 Guns were discovered in Mosques in Abia state, the Nigerian Police command in the state has come out to debunk the report and also move for the arrest of the Publisher, NAIRANAIJANEWS reports.

The Nigeria Police Force Abia State Command in a statement on Wednesday disclosed that it attention has been drawn to a viral picture showing cache of arms and posts claimed to have been recovered from mosques in Aba and that Hausa/Fulani's offloaded same into a mosque located at Onions Market, Uratta.

SP Ogbonna Geoffrey, ANIPR, the Abia State Police Public Relations Officer disclosed in the statement that the Commissioner of Police, Janet E. Agbede confirmed that there were no such recovery of fire arms neither were there any time arms were offloaded into a Mosque by Hausa/Fulani's at the Onions market Uratta in the State.

The Police urged the members of the public to disregard the posts as it is not just fallacious but also the handwork of propagandists aimed at stirring up a non existing tension in the state.

"The command wish to reassure the public that the mischief makers will soon be arrested and made to face the rigor of the law," Ogbonna Geoffrey added.