Police Arrests Man in Possession of a Sword in a School

Officers of the Nigeria Police Force from  the Iddo divisional police command in Abuja on Tuesday arrested a young man in possession of a sword in the premises  of Junior Secondary School Gosa, Abuja.

The young man who was caught in  possession of the walking stick shaped sword, disrupted activities  in the school which was marking it’s 10th Annual  Inter-house Competition programme.

The suspect said he is from Zamfara state and was taking the sword to someone when he noticed the crowd in the school and decided to go into the school premises.

When the security  men on duty noticed the body language  of the young man,  they quickly  gave him a hot chase and caught up with him.

Suspect being handcuffed

An iron rod was also recovered from the suspect and the school authority  immediately  handed him over to the Iddo police command who took the suspect away.

The Principal  of the school , Mr. Achi Michael  noted that lack of perimeter  fence in the school is a huge challenge as it opens the door for such people to make their way into the school premises.

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