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Armed Robbers Arrested By Police And Escapes Wrath From Angry Mob



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The Niger State Police Command has arrested six suspected armed robbers in different parts of the state and recovered three firearms.


Spokesperson of the command, DSP Wasiu Abiodun, who disclosed this in a statement on Saturday, August 28, in Minna, said police officers rescued one of the suspects from an angry mob in Suleja.

Abiodun said on August 21, at about 21:40 hours, police operatives attached to Tudun-Wada Division, while on patrol along Tunga/Chanchaga Road arrested four suspects, Adamu Mamman a.k.a Gambo, 20, Ukasha Umar, 20, Shamsu Garba,21, Naziru Mohammed, 20, allof Bosso area of Minna.


The suspects were arrested at Farm-centre area of Chanchaga LGA while robbing a female victim with two knives in a tricycle.

“The victim attempted to board a tricycle (keke-napep) from Tunga to Chanchaga, while the suspects who disguised themselves as passengers in the tricycle with Reg. no. MNA 455 VM suddenly alighted with two knives, attacked and robbed the victim of her purse containing about fifty-five thousand naira and her infinix hot 5 handset valued about forty-one thousand naira.” the PPRO stated.Screenshot 20210829 140128

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