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Police arrest arms robbers, kidnappers, phones snatchers in Jigawa



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From Ahmad Yaseer, Dutse


Few days with his assumption as new commissioner of Police, Jigawa state command, CP Ahmed T Abdullahi, announced the arrest of over 53 suspected kidnappers,arm robbers, illegal arms manufacturers, Human traffickers and other thieves in the state.

CP Abdullahi made the announcement during his maiden press briefing on Thursday, held at Police headquarters Dutse Jigawa state.

He explained that, out of total suspects arrested, three of them are suspected kidnappers that have link with kidnapping of a businessman in Kwaimawa village,Dutse local government area.

According to him, ten of the suspected are arm robbers, 25 suspected thieves, three suspected motor vehicle thieves and other three suspected mobile phones thieves that are disturbing the state.

He maintained that, other suspects are suspected illegal arms manufacturers in Dutse Kwari village area of Ringim local government, two suspected human traffickers, and arrest of seven motorcycle thiev at Dutse, Maigatari, and Kazaure local governments respectively.

The CP added that, after the arrest, the command recovered three locally fabricated firearms, four motor vehicles, N3.6 million, nine Android handsets, vandalized Armored cable wires, 32 cows, five sheep, 261 wraps of dry leaves of Indian hemp, sesame, Millet, ground valued at N450,000 among many other items.

CP Abdullahi assured the entire people of Jigawa that, through hard work, professionalism and partnership crime and criminality will be reduced to the minimum in the state.

He then appealed to Jigawa people and other stakeholders to cooperate with police for making a peaceful and crime free communities across 27 local government in Jigawa.

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