Police Arrest 2 Armed Robbery Suspects In Nasarawa

…..as CP Nadada harps on sustained onslaught against criminals

The Nasarawa State Police Command has arrested two persons clad in military uniforms along Doma-Rukubi Road of Ekye Development Area, Doma LGA on the order Commissioner of Police, CP Umar Shehu Nadada after several complaints of weekly armed robberies.

In a statement on Saturday, 24th February 2024 signed by the Nasarawa State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Ramhan Nansel, said that on Thursday, February 22, 2024 police operatives attached to Ekye Division laid a successful ambush on the criminals at Kwanar Kare; a dangerous spot along Doma-Rukubi Road where armed robbers usually block the road and Rob unsuspecting road users.

The statement read, “The duo of Abdullahi Basso and Saidu Isah both males of Rugan Maigari, Rukubi village dressed in military uniforms were arrested at the scene while about to carry out their operation, and the sum of three hundred thousand naira cash (#300,000), a knife and other items were recovered from them as exhibits.

“The suspects confessed to having attacked one Mallam Barka at the same spot last week where they dispossessed him of the sum of five hundred thousand naira (#500,000).

“The Commissioner of Police has commended officers of the command for the sustained onslaught against criminals and urged them to sustain the tempo,the statenent concluded.