April 15, 2024

April 15, 2024

Police Arrest 6 Over Alleged Theft Of Tricycles In Adamawa

Operatives of the Adamawa State Police Command have arrested six persons for allegedly receiving stolen tricycles.

The command said in a statement on Sunday that the arrests were made last Wednesday, March 20, in another significant stride in combating the illegal activity of tricycle theft.

“On March 20, 2024, the efforts of officers attached to SCID Yola led to the apprehension of six individuals for the offence of receiving stolen tricycles,” the command said in its statement signed by its public relations officer, SP Suleiman Nguroje.

The suspects, according to the statement, include Idi Abdullahi, aged 20 and resident of Rumde Baru, Jimeta, Yola North; Mohammad Tukur, 21 years old and resident of Rimergo, in Borno State; and Umar Hassan, aged 33, resident of Rimergo, Borno State.

The other suspects are Umar Yusha’u, aged 26 and resident of Mubi South in Adamawa State; Usman Ladan, aged 22, from Rumde Baru in Jimeta, Yola North; and Abubakar Idrisa, aged 23, from Rimergo, Borno State.

“Following thorough investigations conducted, the principal suspects were promptly charged to court and remanded in a correctional center pending investigation,” the police stated.

It added that the state Commissioner of Police, CP Dankombo Morris Falling, has commended the dedication by officers of the Anti-Shilla Squad for apprehending the suspects and urged members of the public to remain vigilant and continue partnering with the police to rid communities of criminal elements.

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