FCT Police Arrest Suspected Armed Robbers And Drug Peddlers

……….Recovers Exhibits

………..Employs residents to report all suspicious movement

The FCT Police Command has arrested ten suspects for armed robbery and drug peddling along Mpape, Kado-Biko and Life-Camp axis.

In a press release signed by the FCT Police Command Public Relations Officer, ASP Yusuf Mariam, she said that amongst the suspects are: one Ibrahim Abdulrasheed, 26 years, Abubakar Rabiu,  23 years, Abdulmumini Bello, 19 years, Abubakar Mohammed, 20 years and Shaban Abubakar an ex-convict 19 years arrested by Police Operatives from Mpape Division during a routine raid on Monday 15th March, 2021.

The suspects met their waterloo while attempting to break into a Container, they confessed to being members of a 12-man robbery gang terrorizing Mpape axis.

Exhibits recovered are: two cutlasses, two iron cutter, one iron bar, one axe, one rope and wallet containing counterfeit currency notes. Effort is underway to arrest other members of the gang.


The command spokesperson further said that Police Operatives from Life-Camp Division on Sunday 14th March, 2021 arrested one Emmanuel Idowu, 61 years and Ede Chinedu 27 years along Dappe, Life-Camp axis during a routine patrol for being in illegal possession of firearm while one Bright Effiong 37 years was arrested with dried leaves suspected to be Indian hemp.

 Exhibits recovered are: one locally made pistol and one unexpended cartridge.

In another development, Police Operatives from Gwarinpa Division on Monday 15th March,2021 arrested one Musa Bari 20 years and Harisu Aminu 18 years for peddling drugs at Kado-Biko axis of Gwarinpa.

Exhibits recovered are: one bottle of DSP syrup with codeine, one bottle of Barcadin Syrup with codeine, one hundred and thirty pieces dizapam tablets, 30 pieces of Hypnox Tablets, five hundred pieces of Valium D5 Tablets, 242 pieces of Exxol Tablets and wraps of dried leaves suspected to be Indian hemp.

“All the suspects will be arraigned in court upon conclusion of investigation, ASP Mariam said.

The Command employs residents to report all suspicious movements, emergency or distress to nearest Police station.

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