Niger Police nabs 10 notorious suspects for Thuggery, Youth restiveness,Gangster for culpable homicide

Nigeria Police Force,Niger state command,in its continuous onslaught against thuggery, youth restiveness and disturbance of public peace in Minna metropolis and its environs, on 17th July,2022 at about 1630hrs, the tactical teams in the metropolis raided criminal hideouts and arrested the following suspects:

-Fatima Ibrahim aged 15yrs ‘f’ of Tayi area, Minna

-Abdulrahman Yahuza (a.k.a Mailace) aged 17yrs ‘m’ of Angwan-Daji

-Alhassan Yau (a.k.a Abba) aged 15yrs ‘m’ of Angwan-Daji

-Ahmed Yunusa aged 16yrs ‘m’ of Angwan-Daji

-Yakubu Sani aged 15yrs ‘m’ of Angwan-Daji

-Abdulganiu Bello aged 17yrs ‘m’ of Angwan-Daji

-Kasimu Mohammed aged 23yrs ‘m’ of Angwan-Daji

-Adamu Yahuza aged 16yrs ‘m’ of Angwan-Daji

-Yusuf Zubairu aged 19yrs ‘m’ of El-Amin Bakery, Tayi

-Yusuf Bala aged 18yrs ‘m’ of Keteren-Gwari, Minna.

The female suspect Fatima Ibrahim was arrested in a premises at Angwan-Daji where she was found asleep under intoxication following a complaint of a strange person found within the premises.

During interrogation, she confessed that she was kept in the premises by Abdulrahman (Mailace) who later left to Tayi area after receiving a call of a fight between some miscreants of Bosso and Tayi area at Tayi junction.

She confessed further that Abdulrahman picked a scissors and a knife while he went to join the fight and on return, he stated that they succeeded in the fight having stabbed one of the miscreants.

Abdulrahman (Mailace) and Alhassan (Abba) were arrested, through whom other members were equally arrested and confessed to have participated in the fight at Tayi junction on 16/07/2022 at about 2100hrs.

While Yusuf Bala was arrested at Kwangila for stabbing one Muhammed ‘m’ of Kwangila to death during the miscreants fight on 4th June,2022 at Keteren-Gwari area of Minna and he has been on the run to Mokwa since after the unfortunate incident, but recently returned to Minna.

Exhibits recovered from the suspects included: three (3) cutlasses, two (2) knives and one (1) scissors.

Police said all suspects will be arraigned in court for prosecution as soon as investigation is concluded.

Meanwhile, Niger Police Command has warned members of the public, most especially parents and guardians to ensure a firm grip and close monitoring of their wards as the illicit act of thuggery and drug abuse is gradually initiating female wards into the menace of public nuisance.

“However, the Command will not relent in its effort to sanitize Minna metropolis and its environs from thuggery, youth restiveness and other social vices towards ensuring a serene environment”the command stated.



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