Five arrested for armed robbery in Adamawa


How police, other security agencies foiled abduction of 4 Plateau varsity students

Nigerian Security Agencies have prevented the abduction of about four students of the Plateau State University in Bokkos Local Government Area of...

Father kills 18-year-old son in Kano over missing palm oil

A resident of the Gwazaye Quarter in the Kumbotso Local Government Area of Kano State, Awaisu Nagyala, has allegedly beaten his 18-year-old...

Security guard invites robbers to rob employer

The Ondo State Police Command has arrested a security guard working at the S.A. Filling Station in Ondo town, Abiodun Osuntimehin, for...

Three killed as robbers attack bank in Delta

Armed robbers on Tuesday reportedly killed three persons when they attacked a bank in the Issele-Uku, Aniocha North Local Governments Area of...

Kidnapping: Court laments delay in Evans trial

Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of an Ikeja Special Offences Court has expressed worries over the delay in the trial of Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, popularly...

The Adamawa Police Command has confirmed the arrest of five armed robbery suspects, who terrorised travellers along Numan -Savannah-Yalwa Lamurde federal highway in the state.

The command spokesperson, DSP Sulaiman Nguroje, confirmed the development to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Yola.

He said that the suspects had for a long time, been terrorising motorists and travellers, especially in the night.

Nguroje added that the suspects had specialised in mounting road blocks in the night while carrying dangerous weapons terrifying the people.

“The state command on October 26, had successfully apprehended five suspected armed robbers, who are terrorising motorists and travellers at night along Numan- Savannah- Yalwan Lamurde Federal highway.

“The suspects, including a woman, are now under interrogation,” Nguroje said.

He said the suspects were aged between 25 and 42 and after interrogation, they would be charged to court for conviction.

Nguroje also recalled that on Oct. 27, 2019, the command patrol team in Yola at night, apprehended four suspected armed robbers, who specialised in snatching KeKe NAPEP after injuring or killing the rider.

He said the suspects were apprehended after inflicting injuries on one Keke NAPEP rider and ran away with the Keke.

“They were arrested while trying to escape after inflicting injuries on the Keke NAPEP rider.

“They tied the neck of the rider with a rope and pushed him around, but luckily for the driver, he survived the ordeal,” Nguroje added.

He said the suspects would soon be taken to court after interrogation.

Sign up to FREE email alerts from Tribunepoint Weekly - Daily News

When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. Our Privacy Notice explains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at any time.

- Advertisement -

Read Also


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

- Advertisement -

Latest News

Ontario’s stay-at-home order will likely be extended into June to avoid fourth COVID-19 wave

Ontario has been advised to "stay the course" with the province's pandemic restrictions until COVID-19 cases experience a significant decline, which could...

Solskjaer slams ‘impossible schedule’ after Man Utd qualify for Europa League final

Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has hit out at the Premier League after they were ordered to play three matches in...

Saraki plots comeback in Kwara, as APC grapples with internal crisis

In 2019, the 16 years reign of former Senate President, Bukola Saraki as the King of Kwara politics came to an end...

Insecurity: Employ mercenaries to fight bandits, Boko Haram – Buba Galadima to Buhari

Buba Galadima, former leader of the defunct Congress for Progressive Change, CPC, has called on the Federal Government to re-enlist the services...

Children 12 and older now cleared to receive Pfizer vaccine: Health Canada

Health Canada says the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine is now safe to give to children ages 12 and up. The...