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Joint security operatives kill 2, arrest 2 robbers in Nasarawa

Joint security operatives kill 2, arrest 2 robbers in Nasarawa

By Faith Awa Maji

Nasarawa State Police Command Public Relations Officer, DSP Ramhan Nansel said the command in collaboration with the military have neutralised armed robbers, arrested two and recovered exhibits.

According to him “on 29/6/2024 at about 0310hrs, a distress call was received by the Divisional Police officer, Karshi, about an ongoing armed robbery operation around Karshi by-pass

“Upon receipt of the information, Police operatives, in collaboration with the military, swiftly moved to the scene. On sighting security agents, the criminals opened fire on them where a gun duel ensued.

“Consequently, two of the criminals were fatally injured and rushed to the hospital, where they subsequently died while receiving treatment, and others escaped with bullet wounds.

“The general area was combed by the combined team where two suspects namely: Yusuf Lawal ‘M’ 27yrs a resident of Nyanya FCT and Hamza Abdullahi ‘M’ of orange market, Mararaba whom both hail from Bauchi state were arrested in connection to the commission of the crime

“Exhibits recovered from the suspects include: 3 cartridges, 3 Cutlasses, 19 handsets of different brands, 2 Laptops, 9 pairs of shoes, a wrist watch, 1 MP 3 player, 1 power bank, 3 torches, 3 bags, 2 ear pods, a smoother, sachets of Milk and Milo and the sum of two thousand-six hundred Naira.

“The commissioner of police , CP Umar Shehu Nadada, has commended the officers for a job well done and charges them to sustain the tempo”, DSP Ramhan said.

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