May 25, 2024

May 25, 2024

Police Nab 11 Miscreants With Weapons In Bauchi

The police in Bauchi State on Tuesday informed that they arrested 11 suspects, including three teenagers, in connection with alleged criminal conspiracy, thug and thuggery and being in possession of dangerous weapons after the completion and declaration of results of last Saturday’s governorship and state assembly elections in the state.

The arrest, according to the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, SP Ahmed Mohammed Wakil, was sequel to the earlier warning issued by the police command against all forms of celebrations and rallies by political party supporters for or against winners/losers of the just concluded elections.

Wakil, a Superintendent of Police (SP), stated that 30 assorted dangerous weapons were recovered from the suspected thugs who were arrested while disturbing public peace and order on Kobi Street, Fada roundabout and Danjuma Goje area of Bauchi metropolis.

The police spokesman gave the names of the suspects as Uzaifa Abubakar (Damo,18); Abdulmalik Hussaini (Biri, 18); Abdulmalik Suleiman (Bluetooth, 21); Usman Isyaku (Kanzo, 20); Naziru Mohammed (Binju, 18) as well as Mubarak Yahaya (18).

Others are Alyusha’u Sanusi (25); Ahmad Usman (28); Mubaraq Nasiru (16); Idriss Dauda (22) and Khalifa Adamu (20).

In another development, the PPRO informed that the state Commissioner of Police, CP Aminu Alhassan, on Tuesday met with the community engagement stakeholders/ward heads in Bauchi metropolis.

“The meeting was prompted following reported armed robbery and disturbance of public peace in some areas within the Bauchi metropolitan,” Wakil stated, adding that it was also to enhance community participation in the fight against crime and criminality in the state.

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