From Ahmad Mohammed, Bauchi
The police in Bauchi State have arrested 28 robbery suspects, in connection with various crimes in the area, even as several weapons and stolen property were recovered in the process.
Police Public Relations Officer of Bauchi police command, DSP Kamal Datti Abubakar made the disclosure when he paraded the suspects before reporters in the state.
He said, “Following intelligence report, operatives attached to State Intelligence Bureau (SIB) of the Command smashed a den of criminal syndicate, who specialized in robbing motorcycles within Bauchi metropolis, and arrested six suspects.
“They include; Ahmad Abdullahi aka Gutti “m” age 21yrs of M&J Railway Street Bauchi ,Al-amin Hussaini aka Danwasa “m” 19yrs of Makama Quarters Bauchi ,Ahmed Mohammed aka Baba Ahmed “m” 19yrs Makama Quarters Bauchi.
“Others are Ahmad Nurudeen “m” of Wuntin Dada Bauchi 21yrs,Abdul Abubakar “m” of railway Bauchi 27yrs and Ibrahim Mohammed “m” of Railway Bauchi 27yrs.”
Datti said Police recovered Three (3) Jincheng motocycle ,One (1) Hoajou Motocycle , One (1) black Tecno D1 cell phone One (1) locally made Pistol ,Two (2) locally made master key for motorcycle aka ATM, One (1) camouflage Army Tshirt, One (1) camouflage Army face cap ,Two (2) bunch of charms sawn into cloth jacket ,One (1) long charm,Two (2) sharp Knives and One long cutlass
The Police spokesman said they received a complaint from one Ahmad Hassan Abdussalam of One Thousand Housing Units Estate, Bauchi, that unknown armed men stormed his residence and robbed him of some valuables items thereafter fled to unknown destination.
He explained that after a discreet investigation by the operatives attached to State Intelligence Bureau (SIB), four suspects were arrested in connection with the case: and Police recovered Weapons and some of the items suspected to be stolen.
Datti said the suspects confessed to the crime and equally confessed that they specialized in house breaking and stealing and have been terrorizing people of that area, and the Police arrested two suspects based on a tip-off operative attached to State Intelligence Bureau (SIB).
Datti said they were arrested in possession of robbed items and recovered two (2) sharp knives, one (1) pair of shoe one (1) red boxer motorcycle and one (1) Samsung Galaxy tablet (Tab E)
According to him, all the suspects will be charged to court after they completed investigation.