• Police arrest suspected armed robbers, kidnappers in Ogun

    Police arrest suspected armed robbers, kidnappers in Ogun

    Operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Sqaud (SARS) in Ogun have arrested three armed robbery and kidnap suspects.

    Abibu Onasanya, Kamorudeen Abdulahi and Olalekan Ogunbowale were apprehended on Wednesday at their hideout in Ipoji, Shagamu.

    The suspects, who were alleged to have been terrorising residents of Ijebu-Ode and Shagamu for a long time, were rounded up following a tip off.

    It was gathered that two pump action rifles, a double barrel gun, an English barrel gun and three locally made single barrel guns were […]

  • Police arrest kidnappers of Indian expatriate in Benue

    Police arrest kidnappers of Indian expatriate in Benue

    The Intelligent Response Team (IRT) of the Nigeria Police Force has arrested four persons alleged to be responsible for some cases of armed robbery and kidnapping in Benue State, including the kidnap of an Indian expatriate.

    The suspects, Terna Lorlu aka Rocker, 28 years old, who is the gang leader; Ternenger Terwase aka Bishop, 29 years; Terungwa Abasuwa aka Bobby, 27 years and Oryina Bosua aka Man’U, 34 years; all males, were trailed and arrested by the members of the IRT.

    Reacting […]

  • Police arrest 20-year-old herdsman with AK47 rifle, ammunition in Enugu

    Police arrest 20-year-old herdsman with AK47 rifle, ammunition in Enugu

    A 20-year-old herdsman, Ibrahim Adamumale, has been arrested by the Police in Enugu for being in possession of an AK47 rifle, police said.

    The suspect, who said he was an indigene of Nasarawa State, was also found with 24 rounds of live ammunition.

    The spokesman of Enugu State Police Command, Ebere Amaraizu, confirmed the arrest to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Enugu.

    Mr. Amaraizu said the suspect, who revealed that he lived at Hausa quarters in 9th-mile area and […]

  • Police arrest suspected mastermind of herdsmen attack in Enugu

    Police arrest suspected mastermind of herdsmen attack in Enugu

    The Enugu State Police Command has arrested the suspected mastermind of the herdsmen attack on Ndiagu Attakwu Akegbe Ugwu community in Nkanu West Local Government Area of the state.

    A statement from the command’s spokesman, Ebere Amaraizu, in Enugu on Friday, gave the name of the suspect as Umaru Isah from Gusau, the Zamfara State capital.

    Amaraizu said the arrest of the suspect followed intelligence made available to the command.

    He said: “The Enugu State Police Command in its resolve to unmask the […]

  • Police arrest 23 suspected terrorists in Anambra

    Police arrest 23 suspected terrorists in Anambra

    Anambra State Police Command yesterday paraded 23 suspects who allegedly invaded Ukpo community, Dunukofia Local Government Area last weekend and violently attacked a police post, leaving in their trail sorrows, tears and blood.

    Addressing reporters at the Police Headquarters, Amawbia yesterday, the Commissioner of Police, Sam Okaula noted that the attackers numbering about 200, who operated like suspected terrorists, had stormed Ukpo community and descended on a police post while engaging in heavy firing.

    The CP noted that going by their number, […]

  • Police arrest notorious kidnapping gang terrorizing Kaduna-Abuja & its environs  … photos

    Police arrest notorious kidnapping gang terrorizing Kaduna-Abuja & its environs  … photos

    Police have arrested a notorious kidnap for ransom gang that has been linked to kidnapping and violent crimes along Kaduna-Abuja and its environs.

    The kidnappers; Haruna Adamu ‘M’ 25 yrs Gang Leader, Shaibu Adamu ‘M’ 18 yrs and Abubakar Saidu”M’ 30 yrs, were arrested after coordinated and painstaking investigation by the Intelligence Response Team(IRT) of the IG of Police’ monitoring unit.

    They were trailed and rounded up at Ungwan Kawu village in Dan Dumi L.G.A in Katsina State.

    Exhibits recovered from the […]

  • Police arrest suspected kidnappers of National Assembly member

    Police arrest suspected kidnappers of National Assembly member

    The Nigeria Police Force on Thursday said it had arrested three suspected kidnappers responsible for the kidnap of Rep. Sani Bello on August 2 in his farm along Kaduna-Abuja road.

    The suspects are: Haruna Adamu, 25, leader, Shaibu Adamu, 18 and Abubakar Saidu, 30.

    The Force Spokesman, Deputy Commissioner of Police, (DCP) Don Awunah, who presented the suspects to newsmen, assured that the police would arrest three others who were at large.

    “These dare gangsters who were responsible for the kidnap of Mr […]

  • Police arrest four suspected armed robbers in Jigawa

    Police arrest four suspected armed robbers in Jigawa

    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 in Dutse.

    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 […]

  • Police arrest 60-year-old monarch for allegedly raping 8-year-old girl

    Police arrest 60-year-old monarch for allegedly raping 8-year-old girl

    The Jigawa State Police Command has arrested a 60-year-old traditional ruler, Abubakar Ya’u, for allegedly raping an eight-year-old primary school pupil.

    The traditional ruler, who is the village head of Kargo in Garki Local Government Area of Jigawa State, was paraded at the State Police Command Headquarters alongside three other rapists arrested at different locations within the state.

    The command’s spokesperson, Abdu Jinjiri, who represented the Commissioner of Police, Mr Henry Fadairo, disclosed that the arrest of the village head, followed complaints […]

  • Police arrest 39 suspected criminals, recover N8.2m

    Police arrest 39 suspected criminals, recover N8.2m

    The FCT Police Command has arrested about 39 suspected criminals, whose offences include, kidnapping, armed robbery, car snatching, jungle justice; and recovered N8, 218, 660. 00 from them.

    Speaking to journalists yesterday, the commissioner for Police, FCT Command, Mohammed Mustapha said some of the suspects were arrested by the command’s anti-kidnapping team, in collaboration with the Zamfara State Police Command after they had kidnapped and collected N7, 000, 000.00 (which was used as a bait) as ransom for a female victim […]

  • Police arrest 22 teenage robbers, cultists in Lagos

    Police arrest 22 teenage robbers, cultists in Lagos

    Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of Lagos State Police Command have arrested 22 teenagers for robbery, stealing and cultism.

    The 22 teenagers, amongst whom are four female, were arrested for various robberies and cult activities around Agege and its environs.

    They consist of two separate gangs comprising eight members and 14 members respectively.

    The eight-member gang were arrested last Thursday at about 11:30 p.m. in Mulero, Agege for assaulting and robbing one Aladegbo Abidemi with an axe, and snatching her Blackberry […]