ARREST OF ARMED ROBBERY SUSPECTS AND RECOVERY OF OPERATIONAL WEAPONS
On the 05/05/2021 at about 2300hrs, we received a distress call that armed robbers attacked a resident (name withheld) in front of his house at Yamadawa Quarters, Gwale L.G.A, Kano State and attempted to snatch his Toyota Corolla Motor Vehicle.
2. On receipt of the report, Teams of Policemen were immediately mobilize to the scene. With help of community members, one Abdullahi Isma’il, ‘m’, 24 years old, of Sani Mainagge Quarters, Gwale LGA, Kano State and one Abubakar Hussain, ‘m’, 24 years old, of kankara LGA , Katsina State were arrested. A pistol and a knife were recovered from them. Suspects sustained various injuries on their body and were rushed to Murtala Mohammed Specialist hospital Kano for treatment. Abdullahi Isma’il was confirmed dead by a medical Doctor.
3. On preliminary Investigation, the other suspect, Abubakar Hussain confessed that, they attacked the victim with intent to rob him of his Motor Vehicle.
4. The Commissioner of Police, Kano State Command, CP Sama’ila Shu’aibu Dikko, fsi [Nagari-Nakowa] have ordered that, case be transferred to the Criminal Investigation Department of the Command for discreet investigation.
5. The CP thanks the good people of Kano State for their continuous support and cooperation. He urged everyone to continue with prayers, report incidences to the nearest Police Station and not to take Laws into their hands.
DSP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, ANIPR,
Police Public Relations Officer,
For:- Commissioner of Police, Kano State Command.