BY ADEYEMI AKANJI, BAUCHI – The Police Command in Bauchi State on Thursday announced the arrest of Ibrahim Musa aged 63 years and Nuhu Isah 56 years all of Unguwan Gado Bauchi over having unlawfully carnal knowledge of a 13 years minor of Sabon Kaura Bauchi.

The Command Public Relations Officer, DSP Ahmed Wakili, who announced the arrest in a press release, said that the act was committed on different occasions in a security room located at new GRA near Sindaba Hotel, Bauchi as Ibrahim and Nuhu gave her N1000 and N300 respectively.

Wakili further stated that the first suspect was employed as a security guard in the building and took advantage of the girl to commit the act which he described as rape.

The Police spokesman further said that on receipt of the report, a team of detectives were drafted to the scene, evacuated the victim and rushed her to the hospital for medical examination while the suspects were arrested and confessed to have committed the offence.

Wakili said that even though the suspects have confessed 5to committing the crime, further investigations is ongoing to ascertain the level of the offence after which the two suspects will be charged to court for prosecution.

In a related development, the Bauchi Police Command have arrested some suspected notorious armed robbers on the 23/11/2020 at about 1030hrs when the operatives of the CIB acting on credible information arrested two suspects namely; Yakubu Hussaini (AKA) Abba Laba 20 years of Kofar Dumi and Bashir Ibrahim (AKA) Bashoo aged 23 years of the same address.

The police said that the suspects are among the notorious armed robbers who terrorised Bauchi, Gombe, Plateau and Kaduna states but escaped from lawful custody sometime in 2019.

The poli revealed that that the suspects engaged themselves among those who attacked the local vigilante group, Komiti office in Zango and Kofar Dumi area of Bauchi.

The PPRO said the suspects will be profiled and charged to court.

In the same vein, the police command has also arrested some suspected thieves on the 22/11/2020 at about 2230hrs when the operatives of the command Bureau acting on credible information arrested Kabiru Adamu aged 25 years of IGBO Quarters, Bauchi metropolis and Markus Kyala aged 45 years of Bigi Village in Bauchi L.G.A.

The suspects went to Bauchi State Development Board where 650 Tricycles (Keke Napep) purchased by the Bauchi State Government for disbursement were kept, conspired among themselves and stole 127 spare tyres of the Keke Napep,

Some spare tyres were recovered from the suspects as investigation is on-going after which suspects will be charged to court for prosecution.

The Command is also embarking on Screening of offenders/harbouring criminals On the 22/11/2020 at about 2200hrs the Command Operatives attached to Bureau acting on credible information arrested one Sadiya Mohammed Yaro AKA (Sadiya Kaura) aged 28 years of Kofar Dumi area of Bauchi metropolis, the suspect on several occasion has been harbouring criminals in her residence at Kofar Dumi.

Also immediately after attacked of the Komiti office in Bauchi metropolis, she made some audio publication hailing the hoodlums and supporting them, investigation is on-going after which the suspects will be charge to court for prosecution.

While reiterating his commitment to fighting crime and criminality in the state, the CP, Lawan Tanko Jimeta therefore cautioned the youths against keeping unscrupulous and destructive friends and also enjoined citizens to promote moral values and shun all forms of crime and criminality.

The PPRO said that with the recent achievements recorded by the command in the fight against Sara-Suka, Armed Robbery and thuggery, Rape and other forms of crimes and criminality in the State, the Commissioner charged investigators to be curious with offenders and make sure no false allegation was made against anyone.


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