The Police in Yobe State have nabbed two suspected armed robber in a latest encounter with the criminals in Gaidam Native Authorities Space.
The arrested duo; Garba Sale of Nguru Native Authorities and Shehu Usman of Gaidam Native Authorities had been a part of a syndicate that specialised in robbing unsuspecting members of the general public significantly in northern a part of the state.
ASP Dungus Abdulkarim, Yobe State command’s Public Relations Officer, disclosed this in a month-to-month crime replace made out there to DAILY POST on Tuesday in Damaturu.
Gadgets recovered from the hoodlums based on the PPRO included: “1 AK-47 riffle, 25 rounds of seven.62mm reside ammunition, 1 empty AK 47 riffle journal and different offensive weapons.
“The gang of six (6) armed with deadly weapons on June 24, 2020 at about 0200hrs attacked the home of 1 Adamu Bulama Jabure and his son one Idi Adamu of Dilawa Village in Geidam LGA. The miscreants demanded the sum of 9 Hundred Thousand (N900,000:00) Naira solely.
“The hoodlums threatened to return later within the day for assortment of the cash because the Victims promised to make it prepared.
“Detectives from the Divisional Police Headquarters, Geidam and the group trailed the hoodlums and engaged them in a shootout at their location in Digara village, Geidam the place 4 of the armed robbers fled with varied levels of accidents whereas two had been arrested after the encounter.
“Efforts are ongoing to arrest different fleeing syndicate members for interrogation and subsequent prosecution”, ASP Abdulkarim stated.
In one other growth, the State Police Command has found and subtle some improvised explosive units in Damaturu and Buni Yadi Native Authorities Areas of the state.
The Command by means of Public Relations Officer was assertive that extra of those explosives could also be buried within the floor in locations like Geidam, Damaturu, Tarmuwa, Dapchi, Kanamma, Gulani and Buni Yadi cities.
“On June 20, 2020 in Gujba L.G.A, one Adamu Haruna discovered one of many unexploded bombs on his farm. He unknowingly took it to his home.
“Nevertheless, whereas making an attempt to dismantle the article, it exploded and injured him on varied elements of his physique. He’s at present receiving remedy on the hospital”, Abdulkarim narrated.
Because the farming season progresses, the command warned individuals within the state significantly those that interact in cultivation of crops and different agricultural actions to report any suspicious object(s) on their farms to the closest Police station.