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  • Updated: April 02, 2024

Kaduna: Police arrest one suspected armed robber, others on the run

Kaduna: Police arrest one suspected armed robber, others on

The Kaduna State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of suspected armed robber while two others are still at large. 

ASP Mansir Hassan, the command’s spokesperson, confirmed the arrest to journalists in Kaduna on Tuesday.

According to Hassan, the arrest came following a distress call received by police operatives at Narayi Division around 2:00 a.m. on April 1st from a concerned citizen residing on Bilyaminu Street in Narayi, Chikkun Local Government Area.

He said, “Some miscreants, numbering three suspects, alleged to be armed robbers with lethal objects, invaded an apartment belonging to Alhaji Muhammad and carted away his Samsung S22 model and other valuables.’’

According to him, during the criminal act, the victim was stabbed several times with a knife.

He disclosed that the arrested suspect named Nura Musa was from Hayin Dan Mani area in Igabi LGA.

“The suspect, Musa, was arrested and found in possession of the carted items and weapons, while his two other accomplices, Buhari Attah and Babangida DK, all of Hayin Dan Mani, fled the scene,” he said.

Hassan said the victim was subsequently rushed to the hospital for treatment while the suspect was in police custody for further investigation.

”Efforts are ongoing to arrest the other fleeing suspects,” Hassan said.

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