From: Femi Oyelola, Kaduna
Kaduna State Police Command has arrested a suspected armed robber responsible for terrorizing and dispossessing unsuspecting commuters of their valuables along Nmandi Azikwe expressway, Kaduna.
The Police Public Relations Officer ASP Mohammed Jeliga stated this in a statement made available to media in kaduna yesterday.
The statement stated that on 8th May 2021 the Command acted on credible intelligence received from a Good Samaritan through DPO Kabala West, that the suspect was sighted at their usual spot.
“On getting hint of the situation, the operatives of the Command swiftly swung into action, carefully traced the location and succeeded in apprehending the suspect one Attahmona Yusuf 32yrs of age, indigene of Dekina LGA, Kogi state a resident of Karatudu unguwan Romi, Kaduna and recovered in his possession 92G Elite Centurion Beretta Pistol loaded with six (6) rounds of 9mm ammunition.
“ The suspect was taken to the station and upon investigation he confessed to been a member of Black Axe Cult Group and he equally gave useful information as to where he acquired the prohibited firearms.
“ Operatives of the Command have expanded investigation with a view to arresting other members of the gang and recover their operational weapons after which the suspect will be charged to court.
“ In view of the recent harmonious working relationship between the Kaduna state Police Command and the members of the immediate communities that led to successes in the fight against criminal elements.”