Operatives of the Adamawa State Police Command have arrested a 3-man criminal gang who attacked and robbed a resident, Musa Adamu Jarma, of his CRV Honda 2020 SUV car in Yola.
Spokesperson of the command, DSP Sulaiman Yahaya Nguroje, who disclosed this in a statement on Monday, October 18, said that the breakthrough began with the arrest of the principal suspect, Abdulrasheed Suleiman, a member of the Civilian JTF.
According to Nguroje, Abdulrasheed is the private security guard of the house and led the invasion.
“Police operatives attached to Surveillance unit of CID Yola, have arrested a 3-man criminal gang that attacked and robbed a resident, Alh Musa Adamu, Jarma Jimeta, in Yola North local government area on 10/10/2021, between the hours of 10 am and 11 am and moved away with his vehicle CRV FWD 2020 model Jeep,” he stated.
“The breakthrough that led to the arrest of the suspects began with the arrest of Abdulrasheed Suleiman (21) a member of Civilian JTF, Adamawa State chapter.
“Abdulrasheed is the principal suspect and the private security guard of the house but betrayed the trust entrusted to him.
“The confession of the suspect revealed how he conspired with the other two suspects and stole his boss’ vehicle. the investigation extended to FCT where:- Oguchukwu Augustine (34), a resident of Amaulu Mbieri, Owerri, Imo State and Emmanuel Tochukwu, (29) a resident of Bonsacc Avenue, Asaba, Delta State were arrested while trying to dispose of the stolen vehicle
“On the strength of that, the Commissioner of Police, Mohammed Ahmed Barde, psc (+), commended the police officers for making it difficult for such criminals to escape arrest. He equally called on members of the public to continue giving credible, actionable and timely information regarding any person or group of persons with suspicious character around their neighborhoods to police,” he added.
He said that the Commissioner of police had commended the police officers for making it difficult for such criminals to escape arrest, and called on the general public to continue to give credible, actionable, and timely information to police.