Gunmen suspected to be armed robbers on Saturday invaded a store along Morocco road, Suleja local council of Niger State, shooting indiscriminately with pistols and made away with several phones.
The Police Public Relation Officer (PPRO) DSP, Wasiu Abiodun, disclosed this in a statement made available to newsmen
Abiodun said, “today being 30/07/2022 at about 1300hrs, suspected armed robbers numbering five attacked a GSM store along Morocco road, Suleja shooting sporadically with pistol and carted away some numbers of handsets from the store.
“Upon the receipt of information about the incident, Police operatives attached to Suleja Area Command were quickly mobilized to the scene while the robbers hurriedly drove off in a Peugeot 406 with Reg No: ABJ 467 GX and after a hot chase towards the military checkpoint by Zuma rock, the robbers abandoned the vehicle and took to their heels into the forest.”
However, the police and military operatives are on the trail of the fleeing robbers with a view to arrest the hoodlums, Abiodun said.