Posted by News Express | 25 May 2016 | 2,033 times
The Nigeria Police Force this afternoon announced the arrest of five of the suspects involved in the midnight raid on Nimbo community in Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area of Enugu State on April 25. The arrest was effected by operatives of the IGP’s Intelligence Response Team (IRT) based on credible technical intelligence, Force Public Relations Officer, ACP Olabisi Kolawole, said.
“The IGP’s IRT, based on the intelligence gathered on the attack, arrested the following suspects viz: Mohammed Zurai, Ciroma Musa, Sale Adamu, Suleiman Laute and Haruna Laute, and recovered one Gionee L88 mobile phone with memory card containing the video recording of the massacre in the community,” the Force PRO said.
She disclosed that the Team on May 6 also bust a three-man syndicate of deadly bank robbers/kidnappers and recovered arms, ammunition, dynamites and rifle servicing tools from them. “The gang members, Gogo Daniel Ume, Ikado Michael and Ifeanyi Kalu had been terrorising Rivers, Imo and Enugu State, respectively. Items recovered from them include 3 AK-47 rifles; 1 LAR rifle; 310 rounds of live ammunition; 12 rifle magazines; rifle servicing tools; cache of dynamite explosive; 1 Toyota Highlander Jeep; 1 Toyota Venza jeep; and 1Ford Edge Jeep,” Ms Olabisi said.
She also announced that “on continuation of the IRT anti-kidnapping operations in Kaduna State, the team on 20/05/2016 as well arrested Babangida Ibrahim; Idris Abubakar and Idris Mai Anguwa in the state for allegedly involved in kidnapping and robbery, while different calibre of weapons were also recovered from the bandits.”
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