5th June, 2013
Security operatives in Kano, northwest Nigeria Wednesday said more search at the bungalow on No 3 Gaya Road, Bompai area where Hezbollah armoury was discovered led to the mopping of more dangerous weapons buried under a wardrobe.
Arms and ammunition found concealed inside coolers include, 80 indicators, 5 PPK pistols, 334 rds of 7.62mm special, 9 magazines, 4 pistol silencers, 18 36 hand grenades caps, 4 explosive fuses and 2 explosive devices
In a statement made available to P.M.NEWS and signed by the spokesman of 3 Brigade Nigerian Army headquartered in Kano, Captain Ikedichi Iweha said further raid on the Bungalow led to yet another discovery of arms and ammunitions.
According to the statement, “after painstaking search of the whole premises, the search team uncovered an underground bunker in the master bed room where a large quantity of assorted weapons of different types and caliber and ammunition which were properly wrapped was recovered.
“On further search of the property, a cooler was recovered buried under the wardrobe which had in it, 80 indicators, 5 PPK pistols, 334 rds of 7.62mm special, 9 magazines, 4 pistol silencers, 18 36 hand grenades caps, 4 explosive fuses and 2 explosive devices.
“You may recall that on 28 May 13, a combined team of the DSS and 3 Brigade Nigerian Army conducted a thorough search of a house located at No 3 Gaya Road off Bompai Road Kano, belonging to one Abdul Hassan Taher Fadlalla, a Lebanese national who is currently out of the country.
“We continue to count on the support and cooperation of the good people of Kano in the effective discharge of our duties while we assure you of our utmost commitment in ensuring that peace and an atmosphere suitable for business continue to prevail.”