The Gombe State Police Command has arrested five (5) armed robbery suspects three weeks after they robbed a house and snatched some valuable items including a car.
5 Armed Robbery Suspects Arrested 3 Weeks After Attack
This was disclosed in a statement issued by the Spokesman of the command, Mahid Mu’azu Abubakar.
The arrest of the suspects comes three weeks after their attack on the house.
According to Mu’azu Abubakar, following a distress call of an armed robbery attack on the 3rd of October, 2022, police operatives attached to Gombe Divisional Headquarters swung into action.
The police spokesman said, “On the 03/10/2022 at about 0630hrs following a distress call of Armed Robbery attack in the House of one Ishaya Jalo ‘m’ aged 64yrs, of Federal Lowcost Gombe, where one Corolla LE vehicle white in colour with Reg. No. BWR 351 CH Abuja FCT, was snatched along with original particulars and other valuable items including Laptops, GSM Phone Jewelry, and wrappers were carted away by the hoodlums, police operatives attached to Gombe Divisional Headquarters swung into action.”
He also added, “Between 24/10/2022 and 26/10/2022, five suspects namely Muktar Mohammed ‘m’ aged 30yrs of Kaltungo LGA, Jesse Julius ‘m’ aged 38yrs of Kaltungo LGA, Uzairu Mohammed ‘m’ aged 23yrs of Hayin Dogo Nasarawo quarters, Halilu Husseini ‘m’ aged 32yrs of Zirin-Gaza, byepass and Danlami Baba ‘m’ aged 38yrs of Bolari quarters were arrested at various location and many exhibits were recovered including the snatched vehicle in Kano/Katsina States and other locations.
“Suspects have voluntarily confessed to the crime and would be charged to court.”
9th November, 2022
POLICE PRESS BRIEFING
UPDATE ON CRIMES AND CRIMINALITIES BY GOMBE STATE POLICE COMMAND
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— Gombe State Police Command (@GombePoliceNG) November 9, 2022
Meanwhile, Kanyi Daily reported that a 27-year-old man who stole an 850k vehicle and sold its component for 180k has been arrested by the police in Gombe state.