12th August, 2016
The Jigawa Police Command has arrested four suspected armed robbers terrorising seven local government areas of the state.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Abdu Jinjiri made the disclosure on Friday in Dutse when he paraded the suspects before newsmen.
He named the suspects as Musa Muhammed, 26, Babannan Sale, 37, Inusa Sale 28 and Zakari Ya’u 32.
Jinjiri said that the suspects wear Army uniforms when carrying out their nefarious acts along Gujungu-Hadejia, Gumel-Maigatari and Gumel-Kano roads.
He said the arrest was made possible following robust patrol, surveillance and intelligence gathering in the affected areas by officers of the command.
The spokesman said that items recovered from the suspects included two locally made pistols, seven cartridges and a pair of army trouser and a T-Shirt.
Jinjiri said that the suspects had made some useful statements that would help the police to arrest four more others who were currently at large.
He said that the command under the leadership of Commissioner of Police, Mr Henry Fadairo, was determined and committed to get rid of criminals in the state.