….reassures residents of safety
The FCT Police Command on Tuesday 17th August, 2021 arrested one Ahmed Adamu 25 years, Silverkest Prince AKA Poto 23 years Musa Ibrahim AKA IBB and Musbahu Ahmed 29 years all male, suspected to be armed robbers operating along Mabushi axis of the FCT.
According to a press release signed by the FCT Police Command Public Relations Officer, ASP Yusuf Mariam, she said that the suspects confessed to being members of an armed robbery syndicate who specialize in snatching bags and mobile phones and using the SIM cards to defraud victims of their money via their bank accounts. They were arrested by eagle-eyed operatives of Mabushi Division who acted on credible information. Effort is in place to arrest fleeing members of the syndicate. Exhibits recovered from the suspects are: (1) Samsung Mobile phone and its SIM card which was released to the victim on bond.
In another development, Ogoh Sunday 29 years was arrested by detectives from Mabushi Division on Thursday 19th August 2021 for being in possession of multiple ATM cards which he confessed were obtained under false pretense from the owners. Further investigations revealed that the suspect used the same ATM Card to defraud POS vendors during POS transactions. Exhibits recovered from him include eleven different ATM cards belonging to different banks.
The Command spokesperson said that the suspects will be arraigned in court upon conclusion of investigations as implores residents to report all suspicious movements, emergency or distress to report Police.