Suspected Criminals Arrested in Jigawa

The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) for Adamawa Police Command, Lawan Shiisu Adam, on Wednesday, confirmed the arrest of criminal suspects from different parts of the state.

He said the arrests were made based on credible information provided to officers of the Kazaure Divisional Police Headquarters by a detective.

“On the 22/07/2023 at about 1100 hrs., based on credible information, a detective attached to Kazaure Divisional Police Headquarters, arrested one Muntari Yahaya ‘m’ age 23yrs of Wajen Gabas, Kazaure LGA, in possession of Copper Armored Cable 8MM by a length in a sack along Kanti quarters Kazaure LGA,” he stated.

The spokesperson in the statement also confirmed that the arrested criminals have confessed to committing several crimes in the state.

“On interrogation, the suspect confessed to having vandalized the Government Street Light, Armored Cables at Gamji and Shaiskawa quarters all in Kazaure LGA. He also mentioned one Akibu Lawan ‘m’ 25yrs of Kanti quarters Kazaure LGA as a receiver of the said stolen property.”

He also confirmed that “On 23/07/2023 at about 1000hrs one Salisu Mohammed ‘m’ of Yarimawa quarters Kazaure LGA reported that on 22/7/23 at about 2000 hrs, he parked his Royal Motorcycle with registration number at one Islamic Chemist opposite Kazaure Motor Park and he later discovered that the Motorcycle was stolen by an unknown person.”

Confirming the recovery of the stolen motorcycle, the police spokesman said: “On receipt of the information, detectives attached to Kazaure Division swing into action, where one Lirwanu Ya’u ‘m’ age 20 years, of Kanti quarters Kazaure LGA was apprehended in possession of the said stolen motorcycle.”

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Among those arrested, the PPRO said, were suspected cattle rustlers.

“Consequently, on the 24/07/2023 at about 1400 hrs, a joint patrol with policemen and a vigilante group impounded one motor vehicle Golf Wagon with registration number HJA 766 SU ash in color, driven by one Abdullahi Muhd of Kasuwar Kofa quarters Hadejia LGA conveying one cow suspected to be stolen along Three Brothers Rice Mills Company Hadejia.”

According to the PPRO, all of the suspects will soon be charged in court once investigations are completed.


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