How we Nabbed Armed Robbers, Kidnapper in Bauchi- CP Alabi
The Bauchi Police Command has put in tremendous efforts in order to reduce crime and criminality in its area of operations to the barest minimum and this has yielded remarkable results which we are going to highlight as follows:
ARREST OF ARMED ROBBERY SUSPECTS.
On 2nd August, 2021 at about 1100hrs, Rapid Response Squad team of the command, in collaboration with members of the Committee in Kandahar area of Bauchi Metropolis acted speedily on a credible information by our operatives, arrested six suspected house to house armed robbery suspects, namely;
Idris Hussaini AKA Yawale 20yrs
Kamalu Abdulmumini 24yrs of Kandahar area od Bauchi
Lukman Mohammed 18yrs of Unguwan Bauchi, area of Bauchi.
Mamman Umar 23yrs of Unguwan Sarkin Shanu, Alkaleri LGA.
Hussaini Isyaku 22yrs of Unguwan Baba Alkaleri
Ismail Mohammed AKA Tegi 20yrs all of kofar Dumi
area of Bauchi Metropolis, at Kandahar. On interrogation, the suspects confessed that some months ago they conspired among themselves and attacked two houses by midnight at Alkaleri LGA, Bauchi state, with cutlasses and robbed the occupants their belongings including;
sum of N2, 000, 000 cash and shared among themselves.
Two receivers were arrested in connection with case, as follows;
Abdullahi Aliyu 20yrs of Wunti area of Bauchi.
Aminu Ibrahim 19yrs of Kandahar area of Bauchi.
Investigation is in progress after which the suspected will be charged to court for prosecution.
ARREST OF ARMED ROBBERY SUSPECT
In another development, on 14th of August 2021 at about 1430hrs, actionable intelligence and credible information at the disposal of the Command on the activities of armed robbery syndicate, specialized in House breaking and robbery mostly at night led to the arrest of one Yahaya Ibrahim aged 18yrs of Fadaman Mada area of Bauchi metropolis by operatives of the state Command. On interrogation, the suspect confessed to the crime and categorically mentioned
one Aminu Ibrahim aged 20yrs alias Jolly
Umar Ibrahim aged 21yrs alias Alanta all of Bauchi Metropolis, where the detectives swiftly arrested the said two accomplices. They also confessed that they conspired among themselves to rob two Houses with cutlasses and knives at Fadaman Mada area and carted away of the following;
Exhibits recovered from the suspects include;
One Rubber Motor cycle,
Three Android handsets.
Meanwhile, suspects will be charged to court for prosecution.
Also, on 15th August 2021 at about 2300hrs one Sa’adu Abdulkadir aged 18 of Madina Quarters reported at ‘C’ Division that on the same date at about 2130hrs while on commercial activities within the town with a Boxer motorcycle valued at two hundred and ninety thousand naira (N290,000), around Bacas junction, picked-up an unknown passenger to Madina Quarters on getting to an isolated area, the passenger hit him with a stone on his head where he lost consciousness and the culprit took away the said motorcycle. On receipt of the report, a full-scale investigation was launched where on the 20th of August 2021 the said suspect was arrested with the stolen motorcycle in Kano state and was identified as Munkaila Abdullahi aged 26yrs of Ningi, L.G.A, Bauchi State. On interrogation, the suspect voluntarily confessed to the crime.
Exhibits recovered include:
One Stone with blood stain
Meanwhile, suspect will be charged to court.
CRIMINAL CONSPIRACY, ARMED ROBBERY AND
RECOVERY OF ROBBED VEHICLE
Again, on 21st August 2021 at about 2340hrs one Khalid Nafiu Bunu aged 41yrs of Fadaman Mada area Bauchi reported at ‘C’ Division that on the same date at about 2315hrs four (4) unknown armed men with AK47 riffles in a black Honda accord trailed him into his Bakery 212 located at the same address while he was about to park his Toyota Corolla 2009 model, robbed him of the Car, two Mobile phones and the sum of five hundred thousand (N500, 000). On receipt of the report, a team of operatives were drafted to the scene. Investigation commenced in earnest and the said vehicle driven by one Idris Abubakar aged 59yrs of farm-center, Maiduguri, Borno State was tracked down and intercepted
along Dukku road, Gombe State on 24th August 2021 at about 0302hrs by a team of safer highway patrol.
The suspect was apprehended on his way to Yola, Adamawa State to sell the car to one Abdulrasheed.
On preliminary investigation, one Muntari Musa alias Didi Maye 45yrs of Nasarawa Jahun was arrested, where both idris and Muntari confessed they conspired with one Ado and one (1) other now at large to perpetrate the crime. Investigation is being expanded to nail down the fleeing accomplices for prosecution.
CRIMINAL CONSPIRACY, KIDNAPPING AND UNLAWFUL
POSSESSION OF FIREARMS:
Furthermore, On 27th August, 2021 about 1237hrs Policemen in collaboration with professional Hunters of Gwana district, Alkaleri Local Government Area while on routine stop and search operation to stem criminal activities arrested one Usman Adamu aged 42yrs of Sabon Layi Rugga village Gwana along with the following prohibited firearms;
Three (3) locally fabricated guns
Ten (10) live ammunition
On interrogation, the suspect confessed to the crime and mentioned his accomplices who are now at large.
1. Saidu Alhaji Garba
2. Kado Adamu and
3. Ahmadu Isa, all of the same address who are into kidnapping and robbery.
Effort is being intensified to arrest the above-mentioned suspects as Investigation is ongoing.
CRIMINAL CONSPIRACY, UNLAWFUL POSSESSION OF
FIREARM, DANGEROUS WEAPONS AND DRIED LEAVES SUSPECTED TO BE CANNABIS
The Command not relenting despite challenges we are facing achieved another feat in crime fighting, on 31st August 2021 at about 0500hours the Police in collaboration with the members of peace and security committee Bauchi arrested the following persons
Alhaji Garba aged 21 alias Armour,
Ubale Garba aged 23 alias Baba,
Rabiu Yusuf aged 22 alias Gwamnatin Rizila and
Abdulmalik Kabiru aged 18yrs alias Abba all of Kasuwan Waya Muda lawal market Bauchi in possession of
one locally made pistol
one cutlass, two daggers
A small quantity of dried leaves suspected to be cannabis.
Investigation is in progress, after which the suspects will be charged to court for prosecution.
CRIMINAL CONSPIRACY, ARMED ROBBERY,
KIDNAPPING, ATTEMPT TO COMMIT CULPABLE HOMICIDE.
In another related development, on 03/09/2021 at about 2330hrs information received from a good Samaritan with sustained efforts coupled with intelligence led to the arrest of one Ibrahim Adamu aged 25yrs of Kwanar Malam Tukur village, Jos North LGA Plateau State and one Musa Musa alias Bature aged 45yrs of Sabon Garin Narabi Toro LGA, where they criminally conspired with the following persons;
Yellow Magama now at large stormed the house of
one Alhaji Abdullahi Abdullahi aged 45yrs of Magama Gari, Toro LGA shot him and kidnapped his two wives to unknown destination. Thereafter, demanded and collected the sum of one million two hundred thousand (1,200,000) naira as ransom.
During the course of interrogation, the suspect voluntarily confessed to the crime.
Investigation is ongoing, after which the suspect will be charged to court for prosecution.
ARREST OF SERIAL KIDNAPPER AND ARM ROBBERY SUSPECT
Also, on the 12/9/2021 at about 1700hrs through intelligence gathering one Sanusi Lauwali alias no delay of Gudale village Ningi LGA Bauchi state was arrested. On preliminary investigation, Sunusi Lauwali confessed to have relocated from Tunga village in Plateau state to Gudale village in Ningi LGA, the suspect revealed to have been at mining site of Tunga village for 2yrs where he belong to a group of criminals who specialized in arm robbery and kidnapping. His gang members include;
welcome (real name not yet known), the suspect
Sunusi Lauwali stated his involvement in some kidnapping and arm robbery activities around Dabbar Tsintsiya and Tunga villages in Plateau State and confirmed to have benefited the sum of two hundred and fifty thousand naira N250, 000 as his share from the proceed of crime they collected from their kidnapped victim at Dabar Tsintsiya village. Investigation is being expanded to nail down the fleeing accomplices.
CRIMINAL CONSPIRACY, HOUSE TRESPASS AND KIDNAPPING
On the 13/09/2021 at about 1830hrs through a joint operation by the Police and Hunters Group arrested the following
Mohammed Aliyu 21yrs
Umar jibrin 20yrs
Who conspired with one Aliyu Mahmud and Sadiq Bappaji and stormed the house of one Danfulani sabo of tudun wada village, Toro LGA kidnapped him to unknown destination, demanded and collected the sum of five hundred thousand naira (N500, v 000) as ransom before his release.
The suspects were apprehended with the sum of one hundred and six thousand, two hundred and forty naira (N106,240) in their possession as proceed of crime which they confessed to the crime.
Furthermore, the suspects revealed that they shared the ransom where sixty thousand naira N60,000 was given to Mohammed Aliyu and the sum of fifty thousand naira N50,000 was given to Umar Jibrin. Meanwhile investigation is in progress after which the suspects will be charged to court and face prosecution.
Gentlemen of the press, from the foregoing, it is obvious that the Bauchi State Police Command has not been resting on its oars in the areas of crime bursting towards ensuring adequate peace and security in Bauchi and environs. We shall not relent and we shall continue to deliver on our mandate to protect lives and properties of the people of Bauchi state by ensuring a peaceful and conducive atmosphere to enable the good people of Bauchi state to go about their normal and lawful businesses and to keep them abreast on the progress of the Command regularly.
CP ABIODUN S. ALABI fdc, mnim, psc
COMMISSIONER OF POLICE,
BAUCHI STATE COMMAND.
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