July 25, 2024

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Police Arrest Notorious Kingpin In Gombe

Ben Ngwakwe

The Gombe State Police command have arrested one Suleiman Abdullahi for stealing vehicles, defrauding, duping with false pretence through fake bank SMS alert.

In a statement by the Police Public Relations Officer, SP Obed Mary Malum the suspect who hails from Biu LGA in Borno State and lives in Jos has been on the police wanted list for various criminal activities.
She said the black Peugeot 406 with registration number, KTG 449 RZ stolen from Jos,in Plateau State, documents belonging to Toyota Highlander Jeep,  seven plasma televisions stolen from different hotels in Gombe metropolis, five hotels keys and two big traveling boxes the suspect used in stealing the televisions after lodging in the hotels were recovered as exhibits.

The PPRO  said the suspect’s modus operandi to check into hotels and after taking possession of the keys would steal the plasma televisions and other valuables.
Also, one Kabiru Abdulsalam, 18 years old from Kagarawa Quarters was arrested in connection with house breaking and theft.
According to her, the suspect burgled the house of Umar Alkali  at Orji Estate who is a brother to Senator  Alkali and removed all electrical cables estimated at more than N500,000 and the items was recovered as exhibits.
Also, one Abdulmalik Bello, 28 years old, Ibrahim Mustapha, 28 years and one Yahaya who is at large were arrested by Gona Police Division within Gombe metropolis for rape.
The suspects allegedly lured one Manira Ibrahim,18 years into unoccupied house in Wuro- Biriji and raped her.
All suspects  confessed to   the crimes and will be charged to court after investigations.
Meanwhile, state Police Commissioner, Ishola Babatunde Babaita has enjoined citizens of the state to partner with them, collaborate and assist the police with genuine, useful and timely information in their determinations and commitment to fight crimes in the state.