The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command has arrested nine suspects for armed robbery in Jabi-Utako, Wuse and Kwali axis of Abuja.
The suspects, whose ages range between 19 and 35 years, were nabbed following intelligence operations by the police.
A statement made available to PlatinumPost on Monday in Abuja and signed by Yusuf Mariam, an Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), said various weapons were recovered from the suspects, adding that they would soon appear in court.
The statement read: “The suspects were arrested during different coordinated intelligence operation between 10th-18th February,2021
“The suspects are: Adah Johnson 20years, Ebere Ekueme 19years, Freedom Emmanuel 20years, Gambo Alanana 19years, Gideon Adaga 35years, Friday Adanu 20years, Danjuma Gambo 19years, Abubakar Aliyu 20years and Jude Godwin 25years all male.
“Exhibits recovered from the suspects are: three locally fabricated pistols, one unexpended cartridge, four cutlasses, one cutter, four, three television sets, mobile phones and cash sum of one hundred and thirty thousand naira.
” All the suspects will be arraigned in court upon conclusion of investigation.
” We enjoin residents to remain calm, law-abiding and reiterate our unflinching commitment to the protection of lives and property within the FCT.”