The police on November 30, 2021, paraded 32 suspects for slightly slightly a lot of crimes including kidnapping and armed robbery.The police on Tuesday acknowledged it has arrested a total of 32 notorious suspects for his or her complicity in the crimes of kidnapping, armed robbery, hands smuggling, unlawful possession of weapons, shopping and selling in illicit medication, trans-border automobile theft, rape, amongst others.
The Police team equally recovered 19 AK47 rifles, one GPMG, three revolver rifles, two G-3 rifles, one SMG, one berretta pistol, 453 rounds of reside ammunition of slightly slightly a lot of calibre, 12 magazines and 17 stolen cars from the criminals at some level of the apply-up investigations, an announcement signed by spokesman Frank Mba acknowledged.
“Necessary amongst the circumstances is the arrest of six (6) notorious criminals thinking automobile theft in slightly slightly a lot of elements of the country particularly Nasarawa, Port-Harcourt, FCT, Kebbi and Zamfara,” the assertion acknowledged.
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“These suspects smuggle the stolen cars by contrivance of our world borders and declare same to a serious criminal receiver known as Alhaji Garuba (mute at enormous) in Niger Republic. Investigations printed that the modus operandi of the suspects consist of snatching the cars at gun level and generally inserting off the cars from the save parked especially crowded automobile parks just like the Cinema, Church and Mosque.
“These cars are sold in neighbouring nations at give-away prices and generally delivered to Alhaji Garuba in alternate for illicit weapons. The INTERPOL unit of the Nigeria Police is already working with their counterparts in Niger Republic to arrest the fleeing suspects in show to bring them to book.
“Secondly, is the arrest of 1 27yrs-pale Dayyabu Mohammed of Soba LGA of Kaduna Divulge for unlawful possession of five (5) AK47 rifles and 250 rounds of AK47 ammunition. The suspect became arrested at some level of a crackdown on bandits at Saminaka Wooded space in kaduna Divulge by operatives of STS. Investigation shows that Dayyabu Mohammed is an hands provider to 2 (2) identified and wished bandits in the North West and North Central elements of the country.
“The 2 bandit kingpins are Yellow and Budderi. Dayyabu Mohammed became intercepted while ferrying the weapons from Jos, Plateau Divulge in a Golf-3 saloon automobile to the Bandit of their hideouts located in a wooded space at Birnin-Gwari, Kaduna Divulge. Investigations by the Police team printed that the Golf-3 saloon automobile became given to Dayyabu as his operational automobile by among the wished bandits, with a promise that the elephantine ownership of the auto will revert to him on completion of five winning hands initiating missions.
“Additionally, is the arrest of the perpetrators of a recent lethal assault on travellers in the Tafa axis of the Kaduna – Abuja freeway the save two (2) females and their husbands had been kidnapped by the criminals into the wooded space. The operatives of the Special Tactical Squad deployed to that save had been quick mobilized and went after the suspects to rescue the victims. The Police operatives in the end identified the hideout of the criminals, launched a rescue mission and successfully rescued the hostages, including the females, unhurt.
“The operatives equally apprehended a gang of six; Mohammed lawali, Suleiman Ibrahim, Mohammed Rebo, Bashir Audu, Monsoru Abubakar and Abubakar Hamidu, in connection with the assault on a Mosque in Mazakuka save in Mashegu LGA in Niger Divulge the save eighteen (18) folks had been reportedly killed and extra than thirty (30) kidnapped. Investigations by the Police team printed that the crowd leader, Mohammed lawali and among the crowd people are escapees from the Lokoja correctional centre. Bashir Audu became arrested for his criminal role of supplying laborious medication to the crowd. Two (2) AK47 rifles, three (3) fully-loaded magazines and various parcels of laborious medication had been recovered from them.
“The Inspector Trendy of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, psc (+), NPM, fdc while commending the team for the winning operations, assures the nation that the Force would continue to shut-up on these criminal elements who pose threats to our nationwide security. The IGP calls on people of the general public who are victims of automobile theft to chat over with the STS position of business at Guzape, Abuja with proof of ownership to negate the autos bearing in mind that the coloration, interior and automobile number plate could well additionally want been tampered with.
“The total suspects will more than likely be arraigned in courtroom on completion of investigations.”