Niger police arrest 4 ex-convicts for armed theft

The Niger State Police Command has arrested 4 ex-convicts after they conspired and robbed a Minna residence of valuables value tens of millions of naira.

The suspects, Yahaya Mohammed, Ayuba Simon, Menasse Makama and Nuhu Azuka; confessed to their crimes throughout interrogation.

The command’s spokesman, Wasiu Abiodun made this recognized on Friday in an announcement wherein he stated the suspects had been arrested following a criticism acquired from a involved resident.

“On 15/4/2024 at about 0250hrs, we acquired a direct criticism from the Brighter space of Minna, that some suspected armed robbers invaded a residence inside the space, robbed the sufferer and carted away one Honda Odyssey automobile and different valuables.

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“On receipt of the criticism, police operatives connected to Crack Squad of the Command swung into motion. With the help of technical intelligence and knowledge acquired from the neighborhood, the  infamous suspects had been arrested;

“During interrogation, the suspects confessed to the crime and other previous thuggery and armed robberies, in which they had previously served a jail term,” the assertion learn.

Abiodun added that “the confessions of the suspects led to the recovery of the Honda Odyssey vehicle with Reg. No. AG 400 PAK, one POS machine, a Samsung TV, two standing fans and other valuables from them.”

He additionally disclosed that the suspects can be charged in courtroom as quickly as investigations had been concluded.

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