Men of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) recovered five locally-made AK47 rifles and a magazine in an Audi saloon car which was involved in a ghastly auto crash along the the Mazuga Village, 10 kilometres away from Kachia-Kafanchan Road in Kaduna which claimed three lives.
Mr. Salish Umar Galadunci, the Federal Road Safety Corpsâ€™ Sector Head of Operations, Kaduna said the guns were recovered during a rescue operation carried out by the men of the sector command.
He said, â€œOn Saturday, May 12, at Mazuga Village, 10 kilometres from Kachia â€“ Kafanchan Road, an accident occurred involving two vehicles , an Audi Salon car, with number plate AG 601 MKR and an Opel Vectra with no registration number.
Continuing, Galadunci added that; â€œThis happened at about 16.07hrs. Our men quickly rushed to the place and found out that some good Samaritans had already started bringing the victims out of the damaged vehicles. Seven persons were involved, three persons died, while four persons were injured.
â€œIn addition, five locally-made AK47 rifles and a magazine were found in the Audi Salon car, whose driver, Mr. Sabo Goni, was still alive but injured. The police at Kachia were quickly alerted.
â€œThe recovered arms were handed over to the DPO, Kachia Division for further investigation,â€ Galadunci added.