In a press statement the FCT police command says it has arrested two suspects who allegedly stole cars in Abuja after tracing them to their hideouts in Edo and Kano states. A car was snatched by one of the suspects identified as Ehiosu Kennedy, around Kabusa junction, Abuja, on December 5, 2019.
FCT Police Commissioner, Bala Ciroma, who paraded the suspects on Tuesday next to others, said the 26-year-old suspect was traced by operatives of the command’s Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) to his hide-hole in Benin, Edo State.
The police commissioner said,“Sequel to his confession, one Ibrahim Umar, 29, whom he identified as his cohort was arrested at his hideout in Ruga City-gate in possession of the firearm used for the operation.
“Further investigation has led to the smashing of another notorious armed robbery syndicate directly linked to Ibrahim Umar. Members of the notorious gang that have been terrorizing Life Camp-Lugbe axis are: one Umar Abdullahi, 25, Mohammed Rabi, 23, Zakari Abdullahi, 23, and Aminu Sani, 21. Exhibits recovered from the gang include, one AK-49 rifle, one cutlass and a pair of garden scissors. “The suspects will be arraigned in court upon conclusion of investigation,”
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