Photos Of Armed Robbers And Criminals Arrested By Police In Benue

The robbers

The Benue Police Command in its continuous onslaught against crime and criminals in the State has yielded more positive results over the past few days.

ARREST OF SUSPECTED ARMED ROBBER AND RECOVERY OF ARMS:

On 25/01/2019 at about 2100hrs, on receipt of information that some armed men were sighted attacking and robbing innocent citizens of their belongings at Uga village, Police Operatives in Buruku rushed to the scene and arrested one Torkuma Aghi ‘m’ 24yrs of Tongov Gbir village Katsina-Ala, while others escaped into the bush. The following items were recovered from him:

i. One locally fabricated gun

ii. Two (2) live cartridges

iii. One (1) expanded cartridge and

iv. One unregistered Bajaj Motorcycle earlier robbed from one Martins Godwin ‘m’ of Katsina-Ala LGA.

Effort is ongoing to arrest other fleeing members of the gang.

ARREST OF SUSPECTED ARMED ROBBER AND RECOVERY OF FIREARM:

On 27/01/2019 at about 0200hrs, based on credible intelligence, one Tersoo Ngutswen ‘m’ 30yrs of Awe Street was arrested and one locally fabricated gun with five (5) live cartridges were recovered from him. Investigation is ongoing.

ARREST OF ARMED ROBBERY SUSPECT AND RECOVERY OF FIREARM:

On 28/01/2019 at about 0200hrs, on receipt of distress call that some cult boys were planning to attack Kighir Village Makurdi. SARS Operatives promptly moved to the area and arrested one Mohammed Rufai ‘m’ 24yrs and recovered one locally fabricated pistol with one live cartridge. Suspect would soon be arraigned in Court.

ARREST OF SUSPECTED ARMED ROBBER AND RECOVERY OF FIREARM:

On 30/01/2019 at about 1800hrs, a team of Operation Zenda operatives while conducting stop and search at Ushongo LGA intercepted and arrested one Aandohemba Iorngu ‘m’36yrs.

On the spot search, recovered

i. Two (2) locally fabricated revolver pistols

ii. One Red Daylong motorcycle

Suspect would be arraigned in Court soon.

ARREST OF A SYNDICATE OF VEHICLE SNATCHERS AND RECOVERY OF MOTOR VEHICLES:

The Command had on 01/02/2019 at about 1800hrs smashed a criminal syndicate who specialize in hiring vehicles in Makurdi and Otukpo towns as passengers and then drugging unsuspecting drivers/vehicle owners with sedatives before dispossessing them of their vehicles.

One Muhammad Sarki ‘m’ of Adamawa State was arrested during stop and search at North-Bank Makurdi and a Sharon Bus with registration number FKJ 98 BU which was snatched from the driver was recovered from him.

Investigation led to the arrest of the following members of the syndicate:

i. Abubakar Garba aka Mazamaza 40yrs of No. 3 pipeline area Otukpo and

ii. Ibrahim Abu of opposite Central Market Ugbokpo in Apa LGA and the recovery of a Honda Accord vehicle with registration No. ABC 870 TS.

Suspects would soon be arraigned in Court.

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