Bauchi Police Command Arrests 27 Suspected Criminals


BY ADEYEMI AKANJI, Bauchi – The Police command in Bauchi has announced the arrest of 27 suspected criminals allegedly terrorizing residents of parts of the State.

The arrested suspects were arrested for various crimes that include armed robbery, thuggery among others.

This was contained in a statement by the Command Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Ahmed Wakili, who said that on the January 27, 2021 at about 0300hrs following an intelligence report, Police operatives attached to the Rapid Response Squad (RRS), coordinated by the RRS Commander, raided criminal hideouts and black spots in Bauchi metropolis which resulted to the arrest of 23 suspects notorious for terrorizing Kofar Wambai, Abujan Kwata and other vulnerable places within the city.

Wakili said that prior to their arrests, the suspects have been engaged in perpetrating heinous crimes against the peace loving people of Bauchi State, adding that their acts include aggravated form of theft that involved the use of lethal weapons to perpetrate violence against victims and deprive them of valuables which include but not limited to mobile phones and cash.

The Police further said that the suspects sometimes brutally stabbed their victims, leaving them in a pool of blood that may lead to further unfortunate situations including possible loss of lives.

The arrested suspects are Ahmed Bala 18 years of Kofar Gombe; Abdul-shakur Kabiru 17 years of Abujan Kwata; Bello Ibrahim 25 years of Nasarawan Dawaki; Jamilu Iliya 15 years of Abujan Kwata;

Kabiru Adamu 30 years of Abujan Kwata; Dalhatu Bala 19 years of Kofar Gombe and Hamza Bala 30 years of Kofar Gombe.

Others include; Fahat Mohammed 24 years of Abujan Kwata; Hamisu Abubakar 50 years of Old Airport Road, and Lawal Jibrin 22 years of Abujan Kwata; Zaharaddeen Abdulsalam 20 years of Kofar Gombe; Ishan Sani 25 years of Karofi; Isiyaka Mustapha 20 years of Abujan Kwata; Ahmadu Isiyaka 18yrs of Abujan Kwata; Adamu Mamman 16 years of Kofar Gombe, and Salisu Muhammad 20 years of Kofar Gombe.

The suspects also include Abubakar Mohammed 27 years of Nasarawan Dawaki; Usman Mohammed 18 years of Nasarawan Dawaki; Mustapha Abdullahi 22 years of Abujan Kwata; Rufai Auwal 22 years of Abujan Kwata; Sani Mohammed 19 years of Abujan Kwata; Aminu Mu’azu 17 years of Dawaki Road and Salihu Ibrahim 20 years of Kofar Gombe.

The suspects according to the Police spokesman were apprehended with the following Exhibits: 5 Machetes, 5 sticks, 7 knives, 1 Saw, 3 Hair clippers, 3-angle Spanner, 1 Chisel, 1 Plier, 1 Hammer and a cash sum of N91,340.

Similarly, on the 17/01/2021 at about 2030hrs, the Police Patrol team attached to ‘D’ Division while on visibility Patrol at Kimba Junction, arrested one tricycle (Keke NAPEP) and one Haujoe motorcycle, with four suspects who were in possession of arms (machetes) for which they could not give any tangible reason(s) for possessing it.

The suspects are Hassan Abdulkadir, 21 years of Kofar Gombe; Aminu Sa’id, 20 years of Gombe Road; Abubakar Muhammed 16 years of Kofar Gombe and Nuhu Musa 20 years of Unguwan Doya.

Wakili said that all the cases have been transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) for discreet investigation after which suspects will be charged to court for prosecution and possible conviction if found guilty.

Similar Posts

Leave a Reply