Any person who‐
[L.N. 112 of 1964.]
(a) knowingly detains, buys, exchanges, or receives, from any non‐commissioned officer or private of the armed forces of Nigeria or from any member of the police forces, or from any deserter from either of such forces, or from any person acting for and on behalf of any of the persons above named; or
(b) solicits or entices any of the said persons to sell, make away with, or dispose of; or
(c) shall be employed by any of the said persons, well knowing him to belong to one or other of such forces in one of the several capacities hereinbefore mentioned, or to be a deserter from any of the said forces, to sell, make away with, or dispose of; or
(d) shall have in his possession and not give a satisfactory account of his possession of any arms, ammunition, clothing, accoutrements, medals or other appointments, furnished for the use of the armed forces of Nigeria or of the police forces,
is liable to a fine of forty naira and to pay double the value of all or any of the several articles which he shall so become or be possessed of.
Section 428 of the Criminal Code Act in Nigeria