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11.01.2007 Crime & Punishment


By Yakubu Abdul-Majeeb, Bimbilla
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THE Bimbilla Police have arrested two men for trying to transport a large quantity of arms and ammunition to the Nanumba district, hidden in two coffins. But for the vigilance of the police, they would have succeeded with their deception.
The Northern Regional Police Commandar, Ephraim O. Brakatu, who confirmed the arrests to the Times here yesterday, said the two men, whose names are being withheld pending further investigations, have been transferred from Bimbilla to Yendi for security reasons.
According to a security source at Bimbilla, the suspects were arrested a Lepusi, a farming community near Bimbilla on Tuesday.
The source said that the police had information that a cargo