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Nursing mother apprehended with AK47 rifle concealed inside her traveling bag, confessed her husband gave her the bag

A nursing mother identified as Simeon Esther have been arrested by Operatives of Operation Puff Adder in Ogun state, for being in possession of an AK47 rifles and 18 rounds of live ammunition.

The woman who was paraded before newsmen by the state police command in Abeokuta, Ogun state confessed to having concealed in her traveling bag an AK47 rifle belonging to her husband, one Mr. Simeon

During interrogation, Esther told the police that she was handed the bag by her husband who promised to give her N5000 if she delivers it to someone (receiver)

She confessed and narrated how her husband had promised to give her the money

 “On Wednesday, my husband, Bright Gbade, called me and asked me to go and deliver the bag to somebody in Ogun State.  He did not even tell me the name of the person, he only told me that the person will call me. I did not know the content of the bag and they did not even allow me to carry the bag. They carried the bag themselves to the motor park. It was while we were on our way that the policemen searched the bag and found the gun in it. We have been married for two years and I did not know that my husband is a criminal. He said he is a fisherman when he was asking me out and before I accepted his proposal, he said he was one of the militants who surrendered their weapons during the amnesty programme.

I even relocated to my mother’s house because of the way he treats me. I was at my mother’s house when he called me to help him deliver the bag in Ogun State and he promised to give me N5000 but he ended up not giving me.”  

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