Robbers Arrested By Nigeria Police & Weapons Recovered

Gentlemen of the Press I welcome you all to this briefing today 09/11/2017. In our unrelenting efforts to rid the Bauchi State of crime and criminality, the Command under the leadership of CP SANUSI N. LEMU, psc had through a coordinated operation smashed different criminal syndicates who specialized in perpetrating various crimes in the state as follows:

Following a complaint reported on 04/10/2017 by one Hauwa Suleiman f 20yrs of Nupawa Ward Bauchi that on the same date at about 2200hrs while on her way home after closing from work on reaching Bauchi Club, four men on Motorcycle abducted her to an uncompleted building along old airport road, robbed her of Gionee handset, and her hand bag containing the sum of N 8000:00 and other valuable items. The suspects also raped her repeatedly.

On 04/11/2017 intensified effort by the Command Anti – Kidnapping Unit led to the arrest of the following suspects on in connection with the case: (1) Abbas Usman (aka) Gero the gang leader 18yrs (2) Shamsuddeen Adamu (aka) Duna 18yrs and (3) Gidado Mohammed Yayayi 18yrs all armed on their way to disrupt a wedding ceremony in Bauchi metropolis.
Exhibits recovered include.
1. Two Sharp Cutlasses
2. Two Sharp Knifes
3. Criminal Charms

On 29/10/2017 at about 1105hrs a team of FSARS Bauchi, based on credible intelligence arrested one DAUDA ZAKARIYYA m 25yrs near Games Villege, Bauchi, in possession of robbed motor vehicle TOYOTA COROLLA LE, red in color with Reg No. GJW 269 AA.
The said vehicle was reported robbed by one AMINU BARAZA m of Federal Low-cost Bauchi on 18/04/17.
Case under investigation after Which the suspect will be charge to court as soon as possible.

3. DISLODGEMENT OF KIDNAPPERS HIDEOUT AND RECOVERY OF ARMS AND AMMUNITION: - As a proactive measure to tackle the menace of kidnapping in the state, on 18/10/2017 the Command deployed the Anti- Kidnapping Unit to Burra, Lame forest. The hoodlums on sighting the Police team the hoodlums terrorizing the area and the environ engaged them on shootout, the Police successfully overpowered and gunned down the suspected gang leader, one Buba Manu who was involved in the kidnap and killing of three (3) female hostages in Ganjuwa L.G.A in the month of September 2017.
Exhibit recovered include:
One Revolver Gun
Two Live Cartridges
Gionee Handset suspected to be used for ransom negotiation while others escaped.

4. ARREST AND PROSECUTION OF EXTRA JUDICIAL KILLING GROUP MEMBERS (POPULARLY KNOWN AS BABELI). Following reported cases of extra-judicial killings of innocent civilians most especially nomadic Fulani at Ganjuwa, Warji, Ningi and Darazo LGA of Bauchi State by a group popularly known as Babeli group. The Command in its effort to bring an end to the menace have so far arrested:
42 suspects, all were charged to court
7 were convicted.
while 35 are awaiting trial.
Exhibits recovered include:
4 single barrel Guns
11 Dane Guns
10 Gun Powder Pallets
35 Cartridges
10 Motorcycle

5. ARREST OF KIDNAPPING SUSPECT: On 19/10/2017 at about 1930hrs a team of Anti-Kidnapping Unit (AKU) based on personnel credible intelligence traced and arrested the following suspects in Ningi L.G.A:-
Dalhatu Gambo m 35yrs
Ussaini Garba m 27yrs
Auwal Garba m 35yrs all of Halimbe village Ningi LGA, the suspects kidnapped one Samaila Haruna m 20yrs of same address, and collected ransom of N160, 000.00k before his release ,the suspects confessed to the crime and are helping police in the investigation.

6. ARREST OF ARMED ROBBERY SUSPECTS: On 31/10/2017 at about 2200hrs a case of Armed Robbery was reported at Jitar feeder road Bauchi. On receipt of the report a team of FSARS swung into action, moved to the area and arrested the following suspects.
Hamisu Ibrahim m 20yrs and
Saidu Haladu m 27yr both suspects freely confessed to the crime and are assisting Police in the investigation. After which they will be charged to court for prosecution.

7. ARREST OF ARMED ROBBERY SUSPECT & RECOVERY OF ARMS/OTHER EXHIBITS:- On 04/09/2017 a case of Armed Robbery was reported by one Badaru Yusuf m 30yrs of Magama Gumau, Toro LGA, discreet investigation by FSARS led to the arrest of the following suspects at Narabi village, Toro LGA, Bauchi in connection with the case:
Usman Aliyu Aka Kura 30yrs
Abdulrasheed Mohammed aka Uwa M 32yrs
Najib Lawal aka Clinton m 22yrs
Mustapha Haruna aka Shaba dee m 31yrs.
One locally-made revolver pistol
One locally-made revolver gun
One live Cartridge
One Techno GSM phone
One Nokia GSM phone.

8. ARREST OF WANTED ARMED ROBBERY SUSPECT RECOVERY OF AMMUNITION:- On 19/10/2017 at about 2200hrs, a team of FSARS traced and arrested one Godwin Goma m 32yrs, aka Junior at Bayan Gari, Bauchi, who is wanted in connection with a case of Armed Robbery. The suspect and his gang robbed one Abdullahi Dauda m of opposite Ramat House GRA, Bauchi, of his vehicle Honda accord 2001 model Reg. NO.AE-696-BAU and also robbed one Maidawa Misau m of his Mercedes Benz C350, 2007 model at Tafawa Balewa Housing Estate, Bauchi, in the month of July/2016.
7 rounds of 7.62mm live ammunition
Two (2) master keys.
Eight ( packets of 225mg tramadol capsule suspected to be hard drugs. The case is under investigation.

9. OBTAINING MONEY BY FALSE PRETENCE AND FALSE PERSONATION: On the 25th October, 2017 at about 2030hrs, operatives attached to State Intelligence Bureau of the Command arrested one Yusuf Bala m of Unguwan Sarakuna Maiduguri road, Bauchi, who fraudulently created a Facebook account pretending to be an Army officer , with a woman named (Fateema Mohammed) and picture in Army uniform and sent a friend request to one Alhaji Yusuf A. Muhammad m of Bauchi State Ministry of health, after accepting the request the suspect introduced a car auction business to the victim, in the process he defrauded him of the sum of N 439,500:00 both in cash and bank deposit. The suspect confessed to the crime and is assisting the police in investigation.

10. HOUSE BREAKING, ARMED ROBBERY AND RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY: On the 27/08/2017 at about 0330hrs one Mohammed Kabir m reported that while sleeping in his residence at Baraya quarters along Jos road, Bauchi, four unknown armed men carrying knife and cutlass entered in to his room and stabbed him on his left hand and also carted away his cell phone valued at N29, 000:00. Discreet investigation led to the arrest of the following suspects in connection with the case:
1. Nura M. Ibrahim m
2. Nasiru Dahiru m
3. Peter Okolo m
4. Nafiu Abdullahi m

11. CRIMINAL CONSPIRACY, HOUSE BREAKING AND THEFT: On 03/11/2017 at about 2300hrs operatives of SIB while on surveillance at Bayan gari area of Bauchi arrested one Sadiq Yakubu m and Ahmed Kabiru m all of Wayan makafi area of Jahun in possession of one Bajaj Boxer motorcycle red in colour without registration number discreet investigation revealed that on the same date the two suspects conspired and trespassed into the house of one Nasiru Abubakar at about 1830hrs and stole the aforesaid motorcycle. The case is under investigation.
One Boxer motorcycle red in colour.

Finally, the Command is determined to curb Crime and Criminality in Bauchi State and to ensure that people in the State sleep with their two eyes closed we call for the cooperation of the entire public.

DSP Kamal Datti Abubakar,
Police Public Relations Officer,
Bauchi State Command.