Police recover N300k after arresting two suspected robbers in Nasarawa


Police recover N300k after arresting two suspected robbers in Nasarawa

Nasarawa state police has announced that it has recovered N300k from two robbers who were recently arrested. 

 

Spokesman of the Nasarawa Police Command Ramhan Nansel said other items were also recovered from the suspects who were arrested following complaints of robberies along the Doma-Rukubi Road of Ekye Development Area, Doma Local Government Area (LGA) of the state.

 

Nansel said; 

 

“Consequently, on Thursday, February 22, 2024, at about 1800hrs, police operatives attached to Ekye Division laid a successful ambush on the criminals at Kwanar Kare; a dangerous spot along Doma-Rukubi Road where armed robbers usually block the road and Rob unsuspecting road users.

“The duo of Abdullahi Basso and Saidu Isah both males of Rugan Maigari, Rukubi village dressed in military uniforms were arrested at the scene while about to carry out their operation, and the sum of three hundred thousand naira cash (#300,000), a knife and other items were recovered from them as exhibits.”

 

The suspects confessed to having attacked one Mallam Barka at the same spot the previous week and dispossessed him of N500,000.

 

Following the arrest, the Commissioner of Police in the state Shehu Umar Nadada commended officers of the command for the sustained onslaught against criminals. He is urging them to sustain the tempo.

 



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