The FCT Police Command arrested five (5) suspected armed robbers in the wee hours of Wednesday 17th December,2020 at Zone 1 Wuse.
The police accordingly said the suspects were arrested by swift Police Operatives from Wuse Division, in course of robbing their victims of their possessions.
The suspects further confessed to being responsible for criminal activities along Wuse axis. The suspects were: Sanusi Ibrahim 20years, Salim Umar 19years, Kabiru Umar 19years, Shamsudeen Rabiu 20years and Ibrahim Shehu 19years all male.
Exhibits recovered were: Eight (8) wristwatches made of gold and silver, five(5) I-pads, five(5) laptops, twenty-five(25) ID and ATM cards, thirty-three (33) sets of gold and silver jewelries, thirty(30) UAE Dirham, three thousand(3,000) CFA, one hundred (100) South African Rand, twenty-five thousand Naira(N25,000), three(3) cutlasses and one(1) sword.
Police said the suspects will be arraigned in court upon conclusion of investigation
FCT Police appealed to residents to promptly report all suspicious movements within their vicinity, the Command also reassured residents of its unflinching resolve to tackle crime and ensure safety in the FCT during the Christmas and New year celebration.
“In case of any emergency or distress, call these numbers:08032003913, 08061581938, 07057337653 and 08028940883.
“To report the conduct of Police Officers, call the Public Complaint Bureau (PCB) Line :0902222235 ” the statement saidl.