May 19, 2021

FCT Police Arrests Suspected Armed Robbers

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…………enjoins residents to desist from the use of covered number plate

The FCT Police Command has arrested six (6) suspects for one chance/armed robbery along Zuba and Lugbe axis.

In a press release signed by the FCT Police Command Public Relations Officer, ASP Yusuf Mariam, she said that amongst the suspects are: Ishmael Peter ‘m’ 31 years and Omeka Kadiru 20 years arrested by eagle-eyed Police detectives from Zuba Division on routine patrol in the wee hours of Thursday 29 April, 2021 while attempting to dispossess their victim of her belongings. The suspects who parade themselves as commercial drivers confessed that they lure their unsuspecting victims (women) into their operational vehicle before carrying out their nefarious act.

Exhibits recovered ;one redcolour Toyota Corolla with Reg No BWA 782 BD, one fabricated Beretta pistol, six rounds of live ammunition, one plyer, one chisel, two ATM cards, one camouflage cap and vest, three different number plates, seven Human hair-WEAVES, ten mobile phones, bunch of keys, two pairs of female shoes, four female hand bags, cash sum of one hundred and twenty eight thousand, one hundred and twenty naira (N128,120.00), one invoice booklet, one lighter, six pieces of female clothes and other items.

In another development , Police Operatives from Lugbe Division arrested one Emmanuel Joseph 26years, Thankgod Abam 26 years, Gabriel Joshua 27 years and Ekene Nwatu 31years all male for robbery. The suspects confessed to terrorizing Lugbe axis using fraudulent means to dispossess unsuspecting residents of their possessions. Exhibits recovered from the suspects are: one  red colour Toyota Corolla Reg no. BDG 648 EZ, six plasma TVs, jewelries and several household items.

ASP Yusuf Mariam said that all the suspects will be arraigned in court upon conclusion of investigation.

Also, the Command restated the ban on the use of unauthorized covered number plates within the FCT and urged people to desists, as violators will be arrested and prosecuted accordingly.

The Command Implores residents to report all suspicious movements, emergency or distress to Police

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