The Bauchi State Police Command through its ‘Operation Puff Adder’ tactical team of Rapid Response Squad, RRS have arrested 60 political thugs and four robbery suspects.
The robbery suspects were arrested for allegedly stealing an ash coloured Lexus Jeep RX 350 vehicle.
Parading the suspects at the police headquarters in Bauchi, the Police Public Relation Officer, Deputy Superintendent of Police, DSP. Kamal Abubakar Datti, who spoke on behalf of the State Commissioner of police, Habu A.Sani, said the suspects on June 2, 2019, were arrested following credible intelligence gathering.
The Police Spokesman said the suspects who confessed to the crime had snatched the vehicle with registration number EPE 734 EU, valued at the sum of N4 million from a woman, along the forest between Abuja to Jos Highway at around 9am.
He said the first two suspects Audu Daniel, 29 years, from Gboko Local Government Area of Benue State, and John Samuel, 22, from Orlu Local Government Area of Imo State, were arrested at Kofar Gombe area of Bauchi State while the other two suspects, Ikenna Okoronko, 28, Janta Adamu in Plateau State and Solomon Ijika, 32 years, of Federal Low-Cost Housing Unit, were arrested on June 3, through a discreet information in Bauchi metropolis.
DSP Kamal said a search was carried out in the vehicle where an Infinix phone belonging to the robbed victim, photocopy of the vehicle invoice bearing one Linda Onyinye Anakee of No.51 Rukuba Jos, Plateau state, pair of clothes, seven necklaces and other documents were recovered.
He said that the case was under investigation and the suspects will be charged to court. (Daily Independent)