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18-year-old girl, 5 others arrested for robbery

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…..Following the directive of the Commissioner of Police CP Auwal Mohammed Musa psc to mop up criminal elements hibernating around Yelwa Axis, the Command has arrested five suspected miscreants including an 18yrs old girl for Criminal conspiracy, armed robbery, receiving stolen property, and causing grievous hurt.

The suspects who are said to be terrorizing the Yelwa axis ran out of luck when the Commissioner of Police gave a matching order to the Divisional Police Officer to crack down on all criminals disguising themselves as students around the area.

The suspects arrested include:
Umar Saidu ‘m’ aka Popo 20yrs old;
Florence Jeremiah ‘f’ 18yrs;
Sani Abdullahi ‘m’ aka Bamba 27yrs;
Bello Adamu ‘m’ aka Omata 19yrs;
Adamu Musa ‘m’ aka Mai-anguwa 25yrs all of Yelwan Kagadama area.

The crux of the matter that prompted their arrest was that on the 13th of November, 2023 Sani Abdullahi ‘m’ aka Bamba together with Florence Jeremiah, his girlfriend connived and boarded an Okada from Awala area to Yelwan Kagadama behind the Jum’at mosque and used a stick and hit the Okada rider on his forehead.

While confessing during interrogation, the 18-year-old girl confessed to have taken Okada from Awala roundabout to Yelwa area with the intention of snatching his motorcycle as screemed with her boyfriend. The prime suspect, Sani Abdullahi who works as a carpenter, confessed to having masterminded plan and connived with his girlfriend, Florence to execute it.

Consequently, Investigation revealed that the said Sani Abdullahi had previously conspired with Umar Saidu, Adamu Musa, Bello Adamu, and three other suspects who are now at large and robbed the following persons;

1. Murtala Yusuf ‘m’ aged 47yrs of Baffajo Road Yelwa of his Haojue motorcycle valued N 380,000, but sold it N80, 000 to one Adamu Sabiu who was equally arrested.

2. Hamidu Abdu m aged 34yrs of the same address and stole his infinix note 5 phone valued at N30,000, haojue lucky motorcycle valued at N180,000.
3. They also raided the house of one Ibrahim James m aged 35yrs of the same address and stole his Gionee M12 valued at N96,000 and ITEL Valued at N69,2000. The suspects confessed to have sold the items to one Tasiu ‘m’ aka Tasee Surname and address yet unknown and…..currently at large. The proceeds of the crime were shared among the suspects where two of the suspects arrested confessed to have benefited the sum N30,000 each as proceed of crime, and they used the money to buy clothes for themselves.

While the Commissioner of Police directed for a discreet investigation at the state Criminal Investigation department of the command, he equally assured the good people of Yelwa axis of his commitment to ending all forms of crime and criminalities in the area.

SP Ahmed Mohammed Wakil, Anipr,
Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO)
For: Commissioner of Police,
Bauchi State Command.

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