Bauchi Police nab 2 notorious armed robbers, 70 others
From Sule Aliyu, Bauchi
No fewer than 72 suspects for various criminal activities have been arrested by the Bauchi State Police Command. All of them were arrested for alleged armed robbery and thug actions as part of a proactive measure in the ongoing fight against crimes and criminality in the State.
This was disclosed by the Police Public Relations Officer of the Command, DSP Kamal Abubakar, while parading the suspects before journalists at the Police Headquarters in Bauchi, Saturday.
Those arrested include two high-profile notorious and wanted armed robbery/homicide suspects, Nazifi Yakubu 23, aka Mai Kare of
Yakubu Wanka Area in Bauchi metropolis; Ibrahim Yusuf, 26, aka
Mai GidanS ama of Rariya Quarters, and their gang members, Nura Mohd, 20, aka Pilo; Umar Yusuf, 21, Usman Ahmadu, 22, Umar Ismail ‘m’ 20, Yusuf Adamu, 19 ,all of Bauchi metropolis.
Parading the suspects on behalf of the Police Commissioner, Habu Sani Ahmadu, DSP Abubakar said the suspects have confessed to having been involved in the armed robbery attackson residents of Gida Dubu, Fadaman Mada, GRA, Water Board Quarters ,Turum, Madina Quarters and Bakaro among others all within Bauchi metropolis.
The suspects were also said to have confessed to killing one Usman Mohammed in the month of April, 2019 along Zaranda Hotel while some of the victims have identified the suspects as responsible for the attacks and robbery against them.
Also, a kidnapping gang terrorising Mansur Gwana and Gwaram areas of
Alkaleri LGA, involved in the kidnapping of one Alhaji Kawun Kawu, 60,and his son, one Hamisu Alhaji Kawu, 29 on 30/8/2019 at 0130 hrs and collected N1.5million ransom.
Another kidnapping gang terrorizing Toro LGA, involved in the kidnapping of one Fatima Adamu, 16, of Bakin Ruwa Toro LGA on 15/10/2019 at 1800 hrs was arrested by the Police.
Other suspects include those involved in criminal conspiracy, theft, receiving stolen property, thug action and being in possession of dangerous weapons.