JAMB candidate caught with gun at exam centre

OrijoReporter.com, Abubakar Liman
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A candidate for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) at Nasarawa State Polytechnic centre, Abubakar Liman, was caught with gun, the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) said.

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NSCDC State Commandant, Alhaji Bashir Lawal Kano, told newsmen in Lafia, on Thursday, that the 21-year-old suspect was arrested at the polytechnic centre, during a search at the entrance to the examination hall.

Kano said a locally-made pistol and two rounds of live ammunition were found on Liman, adding that the suspect will be charged to court for illegal possession of firearms.

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