Jigawa State Police Command has foiled an armed robbery in Kazaure Local Government Area of the state and arrested fourteen suspects for vandalization, drug abuse.
The deputy spokesperson of the command, ASP Abubakar Isah, who disclosed this at the weekend said motor vehicles, cable wire and illicit drugs were recovered from the suspects.
“On 29/09/2023 at about 0330hrs, a distress call was received at Kazaure Police Station that, hoodlums strongly suspected to be armed robbers were seen jumping through the barbed wire into the house of one Bello Aliyu ‘m’ age 28yrs of Yanmakada quarters, Kazaure LGA,” the statement read.
“Upon receiving the report, a patrol team attached to the Kazaure division swiftly rushed to the scene, on sighting the Policemen, the hooligans took to flight, where the said Bello Aliyu was seen tied with a rope “When interviewing him, he stated that at about 0230hrs four unknown persons flinched into his compound, forcefully collected his car key “A Mercedes Benz with registration number BWA 447 DA” and loaded some household properties inside the said vehicle “While escaping, the suspects left the following stolen properties;
one motor vehicle, one Samsung phone, one television, two speakers, one DSTV receiver, one laptop, a Peugeot car key, two women’s shoes, two caps, and some clothes “The fleeing culprits also abandoned the following items; one jack knife, one steering lock, two touch lights, two pairs of rubber slippers, one rope, and one blue face cap with the inscription “commissioner”.
The complainant lamented that his vehicle’s Benz ignition key, one Tecno phone, and one Nokia phone were still missing. All efforts to arrest the fleeing criminals are being intensified. In addition, on 20/09/2023 at about 0230hrs, a distress call was received at B/Kudu Police Station that, undesirable elements numbering about eight armed with sticks and machetes with their operational motor vehicle J5 invaded Majestic Rice Mills Company, got access into the company after being tied up the security guards with rope and vandalized armored cables On receipt of the report, a team of Policemen were mobilized and rushed to the scene, on their arrival, one suspect by the name Tanimu Adamu ‘m’ age 28yrs of Dangoro Kumbotso LGA, Kano State was arrested.
The remaining suspects with the vehicle fled to an unknown destination. Likewise, the cut-off cables and their vivo phone were recovered from the scene. On interrogation, the suspect admitted to the commission of the offence together with the fleeing suspects. Efforts to arrest the fleeing hoods are on top gear.
Subsequently, raids were carried out at Bamaina, Kazaure, and Gumel Divisional Police Headquarters. During the raid, fourteen suspects were arrested and the following exhibits were recovered from them;
√ One hundred and twenty-four (124) pieces of Exol Tablets√
Sixty-five (65) raps of dry leaves suspected to be Indian hemp√
Twenty-one (21) pieces of Diazepam tablets√
Twenty-one (21) pieces of D5 tablets√
Twenty (20) pieces of tramadol tablets√
One (1) Bottle of suck and die√ One (1) Rubber solution.
The suspects will be arraigned in court upon completion of investigation at SCID Dutse.