April 16, 2024

April 16, 2024

Yobe Police Arrest 30 Suspects Over Alleged Culpable Homicide, Criminal Conspiracy, Others

Yobe State Police Command says it has, in collaboration with sister security agencies, apprehended 30 suspects involved in criminal activities across the state.

The Command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Dungus Abdulkarim disclosed this on Monday in a statement issued to newsmen in Damaturu.

According to him, among those arrested were 25-year-old Mohammed Garba and 22-year-old Ibrahim Mohammed for allegedly stabbing to death a man whom they broke into his house for theft.

“The Command sympathises with the bereaved family and assures the community of appropriate punishment on the culprits.

“However, most of the culprits arrested have served imprisonment terms in the past from similar offences”, he noted.

He further disclosed that items recovered from the suspects include: a knife and five cellphones of different brands.

“Meanwhile, discrete investigation has since commenced for subsequent prosecution as the command urges good members of the communities to support security agencies by providing useful information of any suspicious movements and criminals’ hideout”, he said.

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