- In an attempt to stem the tide of insecurity in the country, police authorities in Taraba and Plateau states have arrested suspected arms dealers
- According to a Statement by Armed Forces Spokesman CSP Muyiwa Adejobi, the suspects were arrested based on credible information provided to the police to hunt down criminals until the country is cleared of their heinous activities
Force Intelligence Bureau Intelligence Response Team (FIB-IRT) personnel in a covert operation arrested four notorious arms dealers and located 57 AK47 rifles and a large ammunition dump in Jos, Plateau State. and other locations across the country.
This development was announced by a statement on the Nigeria Police Force’s (NPF) official Facebook page, posted on D signed and issued by police spokesman CSP Muyiwa Adejobi on Thursday. April 28 in Abuja.
According to Adejobi, this arrest supports the IGP’s recent charge against the NPF men of being valiant in the fight against crime and crime in the country.
The Suspects, Hamza Zakari (aka Hamzo) aged 20, Abubakar Muhammed (aka Fancy) aged 22, Umar Ibrahim aged 25 and Muhammed Abdulkarim (aka Dan-Asabe) aged 37, all men and residents of Jos, were arrested after credible information about their nefarious activities in Jos and the surrounding area.
The suspects, who have confessed their involvement in arms deals and other criminal activities, have been identified as one of the main links for supplying arms and ammunition to terrorist criminal elements in the state and some other parts of the country.
The investigative team is on the trail of their accomplices and getting closer to them.
IGP Baba reacts
Police Inspector General IGP Usman Alkali Baba praised the FIB -IRT scored victories and reassured the public of his government’s commitment to fighting common enemies of the nation eager to inflict pain, tears and torment on Nigerians.
In meanwhile, the arrested suspects will be brought to justice once the trial is complete.
Massive disgrace as cop is arrested for extorting N50,000 from a NYSC member, his name and photo released< /h2>
In an attempt to name and shame errant officers, Nigerian police have arrested an ASP Eyitere Joseph who allegedly extorted the sum of N50,000 from a corps member. ASP Eyitere’s photo was posted on Twitter.
He is said to have committed the ugly crime on Ile Iwe, Ejigbo, Lagos State, but things got out of hand when someone one did tweet and reported him to his superiors.
Errant Nigerian policeman shamed
Police, through their spokesman, Prince Olumuyiwa Adejobi, have said they have warned the DSB, under whose command the erring officer is serving.
DCP Abba Kyari arrested for alleged drug trafficking
The prominent police officer was allegedly involved in drug trafficking, while he was suspended over questionable links to Hushpuppi.
The story of his arrest was met with outrage on social media, with many expressing shock at his doing such a thing could.