The Bauchi State Police Command has paraded 33 suspects for various crimes including kidnapping, armed robbery and illegal possession of firearms, illegal possession of hard drugs amongst others.
The State Commissioner of Police, CP Umar Mamman Sanda, who paraded the suspects today Tuesday at the State Police Headquarters in Bauchi said all of them were arrested across the state.
He said that on the 06th of February 2022 at about 1200hrs, the police Safer Highway Patrol along Bauchi-Darazo road, while on routine stop and Search intercepted a Toyota Highlander vehicle driven by one Yusuf Gongpolai Adams attached to Nigerian Army 145 Battalion, Abia State who is presently on Development course at the Nigerian Army School of Environmental and Science Technology Benue State.
The CP said that a thorough search was conducted and 81 parcels of dry leaves suspected to be cannabis was found in his possession, adding that during the course of interrogation, the suspect confessed to the crime.
He said Exhibits recovered from the suspect include 81 parcels of dry leaves suspected to be cannabis, one pair of Army Uniform, two Michelin tires, one Army helmet, one bag containing some clothes and some charms, adding that the investigation is ongoing after which the suspect will be handed over to NDLEA.
“On the 18/01/2022 at about 0130hrs, the Command detectives acting on actionable intelligence arrested Usman Mohammed Abdullahi, Buhari Umar alias Guza aged 19yrs of Wuntin dada, Ahmed Garba alias Ama 19yrs of Makama new extension, Al’amin Adamu alias Lami 19yrs of Danjuma Goje and Mohammed Abdullahi alias Dan chai 19yrs of Danjuma Goje”
Suspects paraded at the Bauchi police headquarters.
Recovery of locally made weapons from suspects.
Recovery of illegal firearms from suspects.
“The suspects criminally conspired among themselves while armed with sticks broke into four (4) houses in wunti Dada area of Bauchi metropolis and made away with 20mobile phones of different models. On interrogation, the suspects voluntarily confessed to the crime.
“Exhibits recovered from the suspects include one Samsung A200, one Vivo, One Infinix hot 8, one Gionee S10, One Itel p32, One Tecno Camon 15, One Samson A30, One Infinix Hot 7, one iPhone XR, one iPhone 7, one iTel keypad, one Huawei, one Tecno Camon, one Samsung Galaxy 8, one Infinix note 5 and Two other phones. Meanwhile, an investigation is ongoing to arrest the fleeing accomplices” he said
He further said that on the 24/01/2022 at about 1300hrs, Joint Operation between Police and Danga security acting on credible intelligence stormed a suspected kidnappers’ hideout and arrested one Mu’azu Abdullahi alias Mu’azu Maifarin-gida of Tilo Karim Lamido local government area of Taraba State at Mansur, a border village with Alkaleri L.G.A Bauchi State.
Umar Sanda said that the exhibits recovered from the suspect possession include two locally made Dane Guns, One Military camouflage uniform, charms one Knife, one wrapper five different yards of cloth, two MP Radio, Six Handsets, adding that investigation is ongoing to arrest his gang members who are still at large.