The Adamawa state police command has arrested 3 suspected armed robbers at Shagari quarters, Yola south, who specializes in breaking into people’s houses.

The police image maker, DSP Suleiman Nguroje in a statement signed and made available to newsmen in Yola gave the names of the suspects as Khalifa Mustapha, Tumba Abubakar, and Faisal Abdullahi. The trio were arrested on Friday the 24th of September, 2021.

“Investigation so far reveals the three suspects belongs to syndicate of seven that attacked twenty two houses within three months including the houses of Muhammed Tukur, Musa Muhammed Damare,
Awal Ahmed, Hayatu Bakari, Zakari Idiris, Jinkai Augustine, Alhaji Musa Gulak, Bawuro Kawu among others all in Damare Ward, Yola south local government and robbed them of their belongings,” the statement reads.

It further states that “the CP while evaluating critically the pattern and trend of crimes shall make massive and well-planned deployment of both human and other operational assets of the command to reinforce and consolidate on keeping Adamawa safe.”

It further states that the Police Commissioner has directed for frequent night Operations which is aimed at preventing and dislodging bandits from their current operational spaces and denying them space to regroup in other parts of the State.

He further directs that all the arrested armed Robbers and their collaborators be properly investigated and prosecuted.

“The CP assured the Government and good people of Adamawa state that the Command under his watch shall continue to do all within its powers to guarantee a stable security order in the State.

“He calls on the civil populace to work with the Police and other security agencies in the joint tasks of safeguarding our State, especially in the area of providing useful, relevant and timely information.”