4,653 rounds of bullets disguised as rice have been intercepted in Zamfara State on Wednesday.
According to reports, troops deployed at Moriki, in Zamfara State, , received a tip-off [at about 10 a.m], the movement of ammunition.
They mounted an emergency stop and search checkpoint.
Not long after, a motorbike arrived with a bag looking like a bag of rice.
However, the bike man refused to stop for routine checks and the troop had to give a hot chase.
They got the bike seized while the rider escaped.
After searching the bag, they later discovered that the bag contained about 4653 rounds of 7.62mm (special).