Suspect leads robbery gang to his former Indian boss’ house in Kano
In line with the directives of the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Alkali Baba Usman, psc(+), NPM, fdc on round the clock visibility patrols, on the 03/06/2022 at about 2000hrs, a team of Operation Puff Adder, led by SP Abdulrahim Adamu, Divisional Police Officer (DPO), Sharada Division Kano while on intelligence-led surveillance patrol at Sharada Quarters, Kano Municipal LGA, intercepted a Tricycle conveying one passenger parked in front of the Residence of an Indian National suspiciously.
- On sighting the presence of the Police, the Tricycle rider Alhaji Musa, ‘m’, 45 years old, of Tudun Rubudi Quarters Kano attempted to escape, but the team shot at the tyre of the Tricycle. The rider and one Onyekachi Jude, ‘m’, 19 years old, of Rinji Quarters Kano, were subsequently arrested. The gunshot attracted the Armed Robbers inside the Indian National Residence, and in trying to escape, the following suspects were arrested;
(i). Moses Jude, ‘m’, 23 years old, of Rinji Quarters Kano
(ii). Sunday Titus, ‘m’, 20 years old, of Zoo Road Quarters Kano
(iii). Kyunle Bhago, ‘m’, 22 years old, of Sabuwar Gandu Quarters Kano.
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- On preliminary investigation, four suspects confessed that Moses having stayed at the residence before, conspired with three others and went to the residence of the Indian National on several occasions, but the Police presence frustrates their efforts. However, they were trapped and arrested on their fifth attempt, with one suspect escaping with a robbed Mobile Phone, a sum of Fifty Thousand Naira (N50, 000:00), and a Hundred dollars. Items recovered from them include; One Honor Mobile Handset, one sharp knife, mask, one Infinix Computer Laptop, one Dell Computer Laptop, one iPhone 11 Pro Mobile Handset, one Modem, five hundred and thirty Rupees with denominations of eight 10 Rupees, two 100 Rupees, one 50 Rupees, and one 200 Rupees, one bag and other documents.
- The Commissioner of Police, Kano State Command, CP Sama’ila Shu’aibu Dikko, fsi ordered for discreet investigation after which the suspects will be charged to court for prosecution. He reiterates that criminals will have no hiding place in Kano State. They are advised to either repent or leave the State completely. Otherwise, they will be arrested and face the full wrath of the Law. He thanked the good people of Kano State for their prayers, encouragement, continuous support, and cooperation. He urged residents to pray for the State, the Nation and report incidences to the nearest Police Station, and not take laws into their hands. Rigorous patrol and raids of criminal hideouts and black spots will continue throughout the State, as the Command will sustain the ongoing “Operation Puff Adder”.
- In case of emergencies, the Command can be contacted via; 08032419754, 08123821575, 08076091271 or log into the “NPF Rescue Me” Application available on the Play Store.
SP ABDULLAHI HARUNA KIYAWA, ANIPR,
POLICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER,
FOR: *COMMISSIONER OF POLICE, KANO STATE COMMAND.*