By Adamu Shehu Imam, Bauchi
Bauchi State police command parades 3 suspected armed robbers who recently attacked passengers in Dambam Local Government Area of the state.
Recall there was a report insinuating police officers involvement in an armed robbery attacked at Kano and Maiduguri highway close to Dambam in Bauchi State.
Addressing Journalists at the command headquarters, the state police commissioner, CP Philip Maku, while refuting the allegation against police officers, explained that the 3 suspects among them were already in police custody.
“It may interest the general public to know that discreet investigation in this case had led to the arrest of three suspects as follows; Shehu Abdullahi, 20 years, Babawuro Jauro Sani, 27 years, Wada Wakili Musa.
“The above mentioned suspects conspired with seven others now at large on 18/02/2020 at about 3am armed with Dane guns, machetes, sticks, knives and other dangerous weapons, barricaded the Kano-Maiduguri federal highway with log of woods and attacked a Sharon vehicle with registration number XA-300-ABS conveying passengers traveling from Kebbi to Maiduguri and robbed them of their belongings”, He said.
The police commissioner noted that sequel to the investigation on the audio record aired on international radio station, Voice of America (VOA Hausa) and injurious comments on Facebook against the police as being responsible for the armed robbery attack, suspects including the person that granted interview to VOA and another person who allegedly made inciting post on Facebook on the matter have been nabbed.
the commissioner reassure the general public that the command will continue to carry out diligent investigation into this case and ensure that no stone is left unturned regarding this incident.