Five armed robbery suspects arrested in Abuja

Posted by News Express | 21 December 2020 | 1,027 times

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The FCT Police Command has arrested five suspected armed robbers in the wee hours of Wednesday 17th December 2020 at Zone 1, Wuse area of Abuja.

A statement signed by the Command’s Spokesperson, ASP Yusuf Mariam, indicated that the suspects were arrested by “swift Police Operatives from Wuse Division, in the course of robbing their victims.”

She also said, the Suspects confessed to being responsible for criminal activities along Wuse axis.

“The suspects are Sanusi Ibrahim 20 years, Salim Umar 19 years, Kabiru Umar 19 years, Shamsudeen Rabiu 20 years and Ibrahim Shehu 19years all male.

“Exhibits recovered are eight wristwatches made of gold and silver, five I-pads, five laptops, 25 ID and ATM cards, 33 sets of gold and silver jewelries, thirty 30 UAE Dirham, 3,000 CFA, 100 South African Rand, N25,000, three cutlasses and one sword.

“All the suspects will be arraigned in court upon conclusion of investigation.”

While appealing to residents to promptly report all suspicious movements within their vicinity, the Command reassured residents of its unflinching resolve to tackle crime and ensure safety in the FCT during the Christmas and New Year celebration.

In case of any emergency or distress, members of the public are enjoined to call these numbers: 08032003913, 08061581938, 07057337653 and 08028940883. (Independent)

Source: News Express

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