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Niger State: Police Arrests Four Armed Robbery Suspects



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Niger State police command has arrested four suspects with a series of armed robbery attacks in the Kantoma area in the Suleja Local Government Area of niger state.

Those arrested include Ahmed Usman, 29; Chinedu Eche, 28; Chibuzor Ogochukwu, 29; and Okechukwu Oke, 30, all from the Bakin-Iku area of Suleja.

According to the spokesman for the command, Muhammad Abubakar confirmed the development in Minna on Sunday.

According to the reports the suspects, who were armed, attacked and robbed Kabiru Babayo, who was a passenger in a tricycle on the Madalla–Suleja Road but on reaching Suleja Kantoma Bridge, his co-passengers, who unknown to him, were members of a gang of robbers, removed their knives and robbed him of his wallet that contained an Automated Teller Machine card, N10,000, Tecno Spark 4 phone and forced him to disclose his ATM pin number.

It was further gathered that the victim received a debit alert of N652,010 from his account before they were later arrested by a team of policemen attached to the 'B' Division, Suleja.

Naija News learnt that the suspects, Oke, said, the moment they got information about their victim (Babayo), they swung into action and dispossessed him of his wallet containing N10,000 and his ATM card.

The spokesperson said the suspect had confessed to the crime and that one ATM card was recovered from the suspects

He said they would soon appear in court.


Source: Naija News