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Police arrest 16 suspected kidnappers, robbers




The Nigeria Police Force have arrested 16 suspected kidnappers and armed robbery suspects for unlawful possession of prohibited firearms in Sabo Wuse in Tafa Local Government Area of Niger.

The suspects are Abdulkareem Isah , 48 ; gang leader , Ahmed Musa, Muhammadu Mustapha , 25 ; Abdullahi Mohammed; Abdulmalik Sadiq; Ahmed Suleiman and Yakubu Sulieman.
Others are Yunusa Mohammed, 40 ; Ahmadu Musa, 23 ; Bashir Yero, 30 ; Tanko Isah , 40 ; Usman Adamu, 42 ; Usman Ibrahim , 29 ; Usman Bawa , 75 ; Sani Ahmed, 37 and Alex Egor, 33 .

The Force spokesman , CSP Jimoh Moshood , disclosed this while addressing journalists in Tafa on Thursday.

Moshood said that items recovered from the suspects include two AK 47 rifles , one locally made revolver pistol , Sub Machine Gun , three pump action guns and two Beretta pistol .
Others are one air rifle , 85 rounds of 7 . 62 , ammunition , 10 rounds of 9 mm ammunition , three live cartridges , six rounds of 380 auto , five AK 47 magazines, one fabricated master key , one Toyota Camry car, two Toyota Corolla cars, one box of fake dollar notes and one Tecno cell phone.

Moshood said that the suspects were arrested on November 6 after a sustained surveillance and raid of the criminals’ hideouts by a combined police teams.

“ All the suspects arrested confessed to the crime and admitted to the various roles they played in the commission of the crimes .
“ They will be arraigned in court on completion of investigation and investigation is being intensified to arrest other suspects at large , ” he said .

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