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Stolen Items Recovered From Dasuki’s House Brought To Court

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Stolen Items Recovered From Dasuki's House Brought To Court

Former national security adviser, Sambo Dasuki

Items such as , 11 posh cars and some prohibited arms allegedly recovered from the Abuja residence of embattled former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, after the Department of State Service searched in July 2015 were today reveled to the Federal High Court in Abuja.

Federal Government’s first prosecution witness, William Obiora, an operative with the DSS who was said to be part of the search operation that took place between July 16 and 17, 2015, revealed the items.

The firearms were said to have belonged to the federal government after they were prohibited but were allegedly stolen by Dasuki while holding sway as the NSA.

The DSS has detained ‎Dasuki for undisclosed offences since December 2015.

Obiora, who testified behind a shield with his face masked, was led in evidence by the prosecuting counsel, Mr. Dipo Okpeseyi.

The prosecution through the witness on Tuesday, tendered the search warrant executed on Dasuki’s residence at 13, John Khadiya Street, Asokoro, Abuja.

Listed on the search warrant were 29 items allegedly recovered from the house in an operation which the witness said Dasuki personally witnessed.

Part of the arms allegedly recovered from Dasuki were f‎ive Tavor X95 Assault Rifles, Macro Uzi rifle with serial number 60244; and Luger gun with number 033373.

The items also included small magazine containing16 rounds of 9mm ammunition and bigger magazine containing 23 life rounds of 9mm ammunition and 36 rounds of live ammunition.

He said one macro uzi with serial number 60244 and  magazine with 16 rounds of live 9mm ammunition were recovered from a Range Rover car with registration number ABUJA – RBC 517 JN parked on the premises.

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