Buratai's convoy foils highway robbery in Yola

Posted by News Express | 7 May 2018 | 1,197 times

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•Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai

The convoy of the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Saturday, intercepted and arrested four armed robbers operating on the Numan-Yola Road.

This information contained on the Army’s Twitter handle @HQNigerianArmy, said the armed robbers who blocked the highway during their operation, were arrested with dane guns, machetes and different kinds of charms.

While assuring of prompt response of security agencies to distress calls, the Nigerian Army said it had handed over the four suspects to the Nigerian Police for further investigation and prosecution.

The tweet read, “In continuation of Chief of Army Staff operational visit to troops on various states, on Saturday 5 May 2018, at about 2330hrs- 1200hrs (11:30 pm – 12:00 am) four local armed robbers were intercepted by the Chief of Army Staff convoy along Numan – Yola Road.

“The suspects had since handed over to the Nigerian Police Force for further investigation and prosecution. The general public is hereby advised to always give useful and timely information to the security agency for prompt response.” (Nigerian Tribune)


Source: News Express

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