FCT Police Command Arrest Forty Criminals Within Abaji, Gwarinpa, Asokoro, Jabi-Daki Biyu And Mabushi Axis

………raid criminal hideouts in Asokoro, Mabushi and Gwarinpa

The FCT Police Command has arrested Forty suspects for car snatching, drug peddling, armed robbery and public nuisance along Abaji, Gwarinpa, Asokoro,Jabi-Daki Biyu and Mabushi axis.

In a press release signed by the FCT Police Command Public Relations Officer, ASP Yusuf Mariam, she said that the suspects were arrested during coordinated raids and patrols between 18th-24th February,2021.

According to the Command Spokesperson, the suspects are: Tijani Zariwa 25years, Shamsudeen Abdullahi 20years, Muktari Mohammed 48years, Yahaya Abdullahi 20years, Abbas Mohammed 24years, Suleiman Audu 19years, Abubakar Baba 34years, Hudu Garba 24 years, Sadiq Isa 20years, Yusuf Ali 18years, Abu Momoh Samuel, Simon Ndagi 34years all male and Nwanse Precious 22years, a female amongst others.

Exhibits recovered from the suspects are: one White Toyota Hilux, one ash colour Toyota Corolla, one locally fabricated rifle, Twenty-one unexpended cartridges and one fabricated marking gun, several wraps of dried leaves suspected to be Indian hemp.

Amongst the suspects are Olamide Atanda 29years, Osas Raphel 32years, arrested for snatching a vehicle after attacking and trampling their victim along Lugbe axis. The vehicle was recovered by eagle-eyed Police Operatives on stop and search operations along Abaji axis. Exhibit recovered: one silver colour Toyota Corolla

All the suspects have been arraigned in court except the car snatching syndicate, they will be arraigned upon conclusion of investigation.

The command enjoins residents to remain calm, law-abiding and comply with all COVID-19 regulations and reiterated its unwavering commitment to the protection of lives and property within the FCT.

The Command also employs residents to report all suspicious movements, emergency or distress.

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