Police Arrest One Notorious Arm Robbery Suspect, One Fake Soldier In Nasarawa

…. recovers one AK 47 riffle

The Nasarawa State Police Anti-Robbery Team on Wednesday, 10th January 2024, acting on credible information along Fadaman Bauna intercepted a group of three young men suspected to be armed robbers riding on an unregistered Bajaj Motorcycle.

A statement on Thursday, 11th January 2024 signed by the Nasarawa State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Ramhan Nansel, said that the hoodlums abandoned the motorcycle and took flight on sighting the Policemen, but were given a hot chase.

“Consequently, one Kabiru Alhaji Yusuf was arrested while two others escaped. A search was conducted on him where one AK 47 riffle and a motorcycle were recovered as exhibits,

The command spokesperson said that in another development, on Saturday, 6th January 2024, one Muhammed Haladu of behind Ozas Hotel, Karu Abuja was arrested in full military camouflage at Awe LGA by two soldiers who came home on pass and handed him over to the Police at Awe Division.

“The suspect claimed to be a soldier attached to 231 Battalion Biu, Borno State, but investigation proved otherwise. The criminal defrauded unsuspecting members of the public under the pretext of securing employment in the Nigerian Army.

“Preliminary investigation revealed that the suspect attempted to join the military but couldn’t, thus, went to military barracks to purchase the uniform he’s using for his nefarious activities, DSP Nansel said.

The Commissioner of Police, CP Umar Shehu Nadada while commending the officers, tasked them not to relent in the fight against criminals in the state.