Police Arrest Robbery Suspects Dressed In Military Camouflage

*As CP Nadada Harps On Sustained Onslaught Against Criminals

Due to complaints of weekly armed robberies on Thursday nights by persons clad in military uniforms along Doma-Rukubi Road of Ekye Development Area, Doma LGA; the Commissioner of Police, CP Umar Shehu Nadada emplaced mechanisms to tackle the ugly occurrences.

Police Public Relations Officer, (PPRO), DSP Ramhan Nansel said this on Saturday in a statement signed for the Commissioner of Police Nasarawa State Command, CP Shehu Nadada.

Consequently, on Thursday, February 22, 2024, at about 1800hrs, police operatives attached to Ekye Division laid a successful ambush on the criminals at Kwanar Kare; a dangerous spot along Doma-Rukubi Road where armed robbers usually blocked the road and robbed unsuspecting road users.

The duo of Abdullahi Basso and Saidu Isah both males of Rugan Maigari, Rukubi village dressed in military uniforms were arrested at the scene while about to carry out their operation, and the sum of three hundred thousand naira cash (N300,000), a knife and other items were recovered from them as exhibits.

The suspects confessed to having attacked one Mallam Barka at the same spot last week where they dispossessed him of the sum of five hundred thousand naira (N500,000).

The Commissioner of Police has commended officers of the Command for the sustained onslaught against criminals and urged them to sustain the tempo.


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