FCT Police Nab Notorious Phone Snatchers, Armoured Cable Vandals
The proactive crime fighting measures deployed by the FCT Police Command to curb crime and rid streets of the Federal Capital Territory of hoodlums who loiter at some secluded spots to attack and rob innocent residents of their cash, phones and other valuables has yielded yet another remarkable result with the arrest of some notorious suspects who specialise in phone snatching and vandalising parked cars and armoured cables.
2. Six of the suspects who specialise in snatching phones and other valuables from their victims were arrested by Police Operatives on stop and search duty at Games village junction on 28 July, 2018 at about 2100hrs. Some dangerous weapons such as cutlasses, dagger and scissors often used by the suspects to inflict injury on their victims were recovered as exhibits.
3. The suspects arrested are: Bissir Abdullahi ‘m’ 20 years, Auwal Lawani ‘m’ 18 years, Aminu Sani ‘m’ 22 years, Bissir Abdullahi ‘m’ 18 years, Abbas Saleh ‘m’ 18 years and Auwal Umar ‘m’ 18 years. Sequel to the conclusion of investigations, the suspects will soon be charged to court.
4. Similarly, on 31/7/18 at about 1400hrs following a tip-off, Police operatives arrested one Victor Maiyanga ‘m’ 20 years around City Gate while vandalising armoured cables. The exhibits recovered from him were some vandalised armoured cables and one cutlass. On the same date, at about 2100hrs police operatives on stop and search duty at Games Village Junction arrested one Abdulrahaman Idris ‘m’ 20 years who specialises in vandalising parked vehicles and armoured cables. The following were recovered from him as exhibits: two daggers, two short knives, three Saws, seven spanners, and two hand gloves. Both suspects will soon be charged to court.
5. In case of distress, contact the FCT Police Command Control room on: 08032003913, 08061581938, 07057337653 and 08028940883
DSP Anjuguri Manzah
Police Public Relations Officer
FCT Police Command
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Report By: PRNigeria.com