Police Raid Blackspot, Nab 25 Young Suspects in Bauchi
Criminal conspiracy, armed robbery, thug and thuggery in possession of dangerous weapons.
On 27th January 2021 at about 0300hrs following an intelligence report, Police operatives attached to the Rapid Response Squad (RRS), coordinated by the RRS Commander raided criminal hideout and black spots in Bauchi metropolis which resulted to the arrest of twenty three (23) suspects notorious for terrorizing Kofar wambai, Abujan Kwata and other vulnerable places within the city.
Prior to their arrest, they have been engaged in perpetrating heinous crimes against the peace loving people of Bauchi State and their acts include aggravated form of theft that involves 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. Sometimes, they brutally stab their victims, leaving them in a pool of blood that may lead to further unfortunate situations including possible loss of lives.
These apprehended suspects are as follows;
Ahmed Bala 18yrs of Kofar Gombe,
Abdul-shakur Kabiru 17yrs of Abujan Kwata,
Bello Ibrahim 25yrs of Nasarawan Dawaki,
Jamilu Iliya 15yrs of Abujan Kwata,
Kabiru Adamu 30yrs of Abujan Kwata,
Dalhatu Bala 19yrs of Kofar Gombe,
Hamza Bala 30yrs of Kofar Gombe,
Fahat Mohammed 24yrs of Abujan Kwata,
Hamisu Abubakar 50yrs of Old Airport Road, and Lawal Jibrin 22yrs of Abujan Kwata.
Other suspects are; Abubakar Mohammed 27yrs of Nasarawan Dawaki,
Usman Mohammed 18yrs of Nasarawan Dawaki, Mustapha Abdullahi 22yrs of Abujan Kwata, Rufai Auwal 22yrs of Abujan Kwata,
Sani Mohammed 19yrs of Abujan Kwata,
Aminu Mu’azu 17yrs of Dawaki Road,
Salihu Ibrahim 20yrs of Kofar Gombe,
Zaharaddeen Abdulsalam 20yrs of Kofar Gombe, Ishan Sani 25yrs of Karofi,
Isiyaka Mustapha 20yrs of Abujan Kwata,
Ahmadu Isiyaka 18yrs of Abujan Kwata,
Adamu Mamman 16yrs of Kofar Gombe, and
Salisu Muhammad 20yrs of Kofar Gombe.
The suspects were apprehended with the following Exhibits;
Five (5) Machetes
Five (5) sticks
Seven (7) knives
One (1) Saw
Three (3) Hair clippers
One (1) 3-angle Spanner
One (1) Chisel
One (1) Plier
One (1) Hammer and a cash sum of ninty one thousand three hundred and fourty (91,340) naira.
In a similar note, On the 17/01/2021 at about 2030hrs, Police Patrol team attached to ‘D’ Division while on visibility Patrol at Kimba Junction, arrested one tricycle (Keke Napep) and one haujoe motorcycle, with about four suspects who were in possession of arms (machetes) for which they could not give any tangible reason(s) for possessing it. These suspects are:
Hassan Abdulkadir, 21yrs of Kofar Gombe.
Aminu Sa’id, 20yrs of Gombe Road
Abubakar Muhammed 16yrs of Kofar Gombe
Nuhu Musa 20yrs of Unguwan Doya
All the above mentioned cases have been transferred to State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) for discreet investigation after which suspects will be charged to court for prosecution and possible conviction if found guilty.
We once again reiterate our unreserved commitment in raising policing standards by serving the people of Bauchi State deligently in line with our mandate of maintaining law and order.
DSP AHMED MOHAMMED WAKIL,
POLICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER,
FOR: COMMISSIONER OF POLICE,
BAUCHI STATE COMMAND.