7th December, 2016
The Police in Gombe State says it has arrested a group of suspected armed robbers terrorizing the people of Gombe metropolis and environs.
A statement by the state police spokesperson, DSP Ahmed Usman, said the suspects were arrested following intelligence surveillance operation led by the Divisional Police Officer, Gombe Low-Cost Division, DSP Safiyanu Saidu.
“Three suspects were arrested as the command is equally trailing another fleeing suspect named Kabiru, alias Dankebbi,”the statement stated.
Usman said the suspects, who were found with dangerous weapons, have confessed to have carried out many robbery operations in Gombe area.
“As investigation on the matter is going on, the public is advised to be very vigilant and report any suspicious persons or people around them,” it said.