Bauchi Police Impounds Suspects for Possession of Firearms, Car Theft, Others

The Bauchi State Police Command has arrested suspected criminals for possession of dangerous firearms, car theft and other criminal activities in the state.

The command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Ahmed Mohammed Wakil in a statement says the command acted on credible information to impound the suspects.
Wakil said the police attached to Toro Divisional Police headquarters have during a patrol near Nabardo village arrested, one Umar Abubakar, aged 21 years for acquiring a locally made pistol revolver.
The suspect was said to have acquired the weapon from his friend, Mohammed, who hails from Nasarawa State.

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The statement also said the police have raided criminals’ hideouts in Alkaleri LGA and recovered a couple of firearms.

“In a related development, Sequel to the ongoing operation around the Alkaleri axis, operatives attached to Alkaleri Divisional Police Headquarters, acted on intelligence information and raided a criminal’s hideout situated at Kashereyel Hill near Gwana district of Alkaleri LGA. During the raid, one English Pump-Action gun was recovered”, the statement read in part.
In a related development, the Police in the state also say it has arrested, “one Abdul Mohammed alias P. A ‘m’ of Karofi Bauchi town, Bauchi State in possession of one TOYOTA COROLLA LE with registration number NSR-510TY, ash in color, suspected to be stolen property.

Suspected criminals arrested by the Bauchi State Police Command

“On interrogation, the suspect confessed to have received the vehicle from one Haruna second name not yet known ‘m’ of Biu, Biu LGA, Borno State, now at large for onward delivery to one Ibrahim Babaji 30yrs ‘m’ of Misau town, Misau LGA, Bauchi State who was also been arrested and thereafter confessed to have bought the vehicle from one Barau Alim Tela ‘m’ of the same address, also at large, investigation is ongoing”, the statement added.

The statement said the Commissioner of Police Bauchi State Command CP Aminu Alhassan while commending the Command operatives for the success recorded, assured that all criminal elements will be smoked out of their hiding places and would answer to their crimes in due course.

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