Nasarawa Police Nab notorious armed robber, recovers vehicle


From Francis Nansak

The Nasarawa state police command has arrested one notorious armed robber at about 0420 hrs,follwing a complaint that was lodged at Keffi Divisional Police Headquarters by one Mohammed Mustapha,on Saturday.

In a statement signed by the command spokesman ASP Nansel Ramhan and made available to newsmen on Tuesday, revealed that on same date at about 0300hrs, armed men numbering about eight invaded the house of Mustapha Mohammed, located adjacent Princess Sarah Suites, Keffi and dispossessed him of a black Toyota Corolla car with registration number RSH 664 BF, Phones and Cash sum of seven thousand, eight hundred naira.

The statement read in parts that upon receipt of the complaints, Police personnel led by the Keffi Divisional Police Officer launched a manhunt to catch the criminals.

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Consequently, one of the hoodlums by name Muhammed Gidado was traced and arrested close to Central Bank of Nigeria, Abuja where the stolen Toyota Corolla and four Cutlasses were recovered from him as exhibits.

The statement further revealed that the Commissioner of Police, Nasarawa State, CP Bola Longe psc(+) has ordered the case to be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department, Lafia for proper investigation after which, the suspect will be charged to Court.

” CP Longe however vowed that, the Police Command will remain resolute in fighting crime thereby making the State too hot for criminals” The statement reads.

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