The Department of State Security Service (DSS) has charged former National Security Adviser (NSA) Sambo Dasuki to court on grounds of illegal possession of firearms, Daily Trust reports.
A statement by the DSS on Monday issued by Tony Opuiyo said after searching Dasuki’s houses on 16th July, 2015, its men discovered large cache of arms and ammunitions.
”The search operation led to the recovery of large cache of arms and ammunition among other things and for which further investigation was conducted.
“Consequently, on Monday 24th August, 2015, he was charged to court based on evidence so far obtained, but which relates to possession of fire arms without license,” Opuiyo stated.
He added that the crime was punishable under section 27(i) (a)(i) of the Firearms Act Cap F28 LFN 2004, adding that: “This is in line with democratic practice and our avowed commitment to the rule of law.”
Opuiypo stressed that nobody was above the law no matter how highly placed in the society.