Speaking at a press briefing, Commissioner of Police, Niger State Command CP Ogundele J. Ayodeji, psc explain that a Total number of 38 suspects where arrested, 7 suspects are charged to court and 28 are under investigation
Meanwhile Exhibits recovered are,

-One AK-49 rifle
-Two AK-47 rifles with fourteen live ammunitions
-One locally fabricated AK-47 rifle
-One pump action rifle
-One locally made revolver gun
-Six locally made guns
-Three locally made pistols
-A walkie-talkie
-Two AK-47 magazines
-One Toyota Corolla vehicle -Sixteen bags of suspected Indian-hemp
-264 wraps of suspected indian-hemp
-About 150 bottles

Explained further, CP Ogundele stated that, Mob Action and the Death of Suspects, Recovery of Firearms: On 1st November 2023 at about 1530hrs, information was received that one Fatima Mohammed of Jamata area of Lokoja, Kogi State was sighted along with one other unknown person at a motor park in Ibeto, both were found in possession of one AK-47 rifle with fourteen rounds of live ammunition and two magazines.

Consequently, Police operatives attached to Ibeto Police outstation mobilized with local vigilantes to the scene. Which before the arrival of the Police team, some aggrieved mob lynched the unknown person and the said Fatima Mohammed to death.

However, the AK-47 rifle with the live ammunition was recovered while the corpses were taken to Ibeto General Hospital. Investigation in progress.

Speaking further, Recovery of Firearms: On 01/October 2023 at about 1600hrs, Police operatives attached to ‘B’ Division Kontagora were on routine stop and search along Kontagora -Lagos road recovered a sack bag which was abandoned by a passenger who took to his heels on sighting the patrol team. In the bag was, two Dane guns and one locally fabricated AK-47 rifle were found. Efforts is being intensified to arrest the fleeing suspect.

Arrest of a suspect for Culpable Homicide: On 1/October 2023 at about 0830hrs, information was received that a lifeless body with a slit throat was found in a pool of blood at Shabalile area of Mokwa.

Police operatives led by DPO Mokwa Division mobilized to the scene and evacuated the corpse to the Hospital, meanwhile in the cost of investigation, a Bajaj motorcycle suspected to have been robbed from the deceased was recovered from an uncompleted building in Mokwa, while the investigation led to the arrest of one Usman Yahaya Muhammed 20yrs of Kinboku-Kudu village of Mokwa.

During interrogation, the suspect confessed to the crime and said he boarded the motorcycle to Eppa village, and while on their way, he stopped the rider and macheted him to death.

In another development A Toyota Corolla vehicle with Reg. No. KTU 143 DO, ash in colour and valued about two million naira that was stolen from where it was parked at Utako FCT has been found at Maje/Diko junction,

Recovery of unlawful possession of firearms, Arrest of suspects of Conspiracy, Armed Robbery, Thuggery and Causing grievous. Arrest of a suspected notorious Armed bandit along Beji, Kunu and Zungeru/Beji road within Bosso, Wushishi and Shiroro LGAs of Niger State.
Arrest of suspected kidnappers

Aisha Gambo Danazumi
Lina TV

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