Federal Capital Territory FCT Police Command, Abuja, has arrested forty suspects includeing a lady Nwanse Precious for alleged car snatching, armed robbery, drug peddling and recovered three vehicles.
Vehicles recovered from the suspects are one silver colour Toyota Corolla, one White Toyota Hilux and one ash colour Toyota Corolla
Yusuf Mariam, ASP, the Command Public Relations Officer, in a statement on Sunday in Abuja, said the forty suspects were arrested for car snatching, drug peddling, armed robbery and public nuisance along Abaji, Gwarinpa, Asokoro,Jabi-Daki biyu and Mabushi axis of the FCT.
According to the Policespokeperson the suspects were arrested during coordinated raids and patrols between February, 18th-24th2021.
“Amongst the suspects are Olamide Atanda 29years, Osas Raphel 32years , arrested for snatching a vehicle after attacking and trampling their victim along Lugbe axis.”
Stressing that the vehicle was recovered by eagle-eyed Police Operatives on stop and search operations along Abaji axis. Exhibit recovered: one silver colour Toyota Corolla.
In another development the Police arrest Tijani Zariwa 25years, Shamsudeen Abdullahi 20years, Muktari Mohammed 48years, Yahaya Abdullahi 20years, Abbas Mohammed 24years, Suleiman Audu 19years, Abubakar Baba 34years, Hudu Garba 24 years, Sadiq Isa 20years, Yusuf Ali 18years, Abu Momoh Samuel, Simon Ndagi 34years all male and Nwanse Precious 22 years ‘Female amongst others.
Ehibits recovered from the suspects are one White Toyota Hilux, one ash colour Toyota Corolla, one locally fabricated rifle, Twenty-one unexpended cartridges and one fabricated marking gun, several wraps of dried leaves suspected to be Indian hemp.
All the suspects have been arraigned in court except the car snatching syndicate, they will be arraigned upon conclusion of investigation.
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