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Notorious robber arrested with pistol in Kaduna

Notorious robber arrested with a pistol in Kaduna
Notorious robber arrested with a pistol in Kaduna

Notorious robber arrested with a pistol in Kaduna

Kaduna State Police have arrested a suspected armed robber and cultist and recovered a Baretta pistol from him.

Spokesman Mohammed Jalige disclosed in a statement on Sunday.

Notorious robber arrested with a pistol in Kaduna

Jalige said the command functioned on valid intelligence received from a Good Samaritan through the DPO Kabala West on May 8, about 7 am

We were reliably informed that a suspected armed robber responsible for terrorizing and dispossessing unsuspecting commuters of their valuables on Nnamdi Azikwe Expressway, Kaduna, was sighted at a usual spot.

On getting a hint of the situation, the operatives of the command swiftly swung into action, carefully traced the location and succeeded in apprehending the suspect.

According to him, suspect hails from Dekina LGA in Kogi and lives in Karatudu Unguwan Romi, Kaduna.

We recovered in his possession 92G Elite Centurion Baretta Pistol loaded with six rounds of 9mm ammunition, Jalige said.

He added that the suspect confessed to being a member of the Black Axe cult group and where he amassed the illegal firearm.

The operatives have expanded the investigation to arrest other members of the gang and recover their operational weapons after which the suspect would be charged to court, he said.

Jalige said that the command has compelled communities to work hand in hand with the forces to guarantee success in the fight against criminal elements.

He said Commissioner of Police Umar Muri has assured all those who volunteer information to police of their safety and absolute confidentiality and Anonymously.

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