The Kaduna State Police Command on Thursday foiled a theft try by a gang of suspected armed robbers terrorising Dumbin Rauga Space, an out-skirt of Zaria and arrested two of them.
A extremely dependable supply within the command who pleaded anonymity instructed the Information Company of Nigeria (NAN) in Zaria that the suspects have been arrested by the Saye Division Patrol Staff on Monday at about 1:20a.m. round Leprosy Hospital after alternate of gunfire.
The supply gave the names of the arrested suspects as Abduhamid Tanimu, a resident of Dumbin Rauga and Mohammed Murtala from Karu, Abuja, whereas three different members of the gang are nonetheless at massive.
“The suspected gang of 5 individuals have been transferring in a inexperienced Honda Civic automobile with one individual in army uniform and crossed the Saye Police Division Patrol staff.
“On sighting the police, the suspects modified course to Kanfanin Madachi highway attempting to flee.
“Nonetheless, members of the patrol staff grew to become suspicious of their strikes and chased after them.
“Within the course of, one of many suspects focused and tried to kill one of many policemen with an AK 47 riffle however luck ran out on him as two of them have been ultimately arrested following an alternate of gunfire.”
The supply stated three of the gang members have been nonetheless at massive, including that efforts have been nonetheless on to hint and arrest them.
Gadgets recovered from the suspects have been an AK 47 riffle, dozens of dwell ammunitions, three machetes and chunks of charms.
He stated that in a confessional assertion, one of many suspects confirmed that they have been those terrorisng Dumbin Rauga space particularly the world generally known as sharp bend on Kaduna-Zaria Expressway, virtually on each day foundation.
Confirming the incident, the Spokesman of Kaduna State Police Command, DSP Yakubu Sabo stated the investigation into the matter had already begun.
He appealed to the general public to present the police all the required help and cooperation to allow them to discharge their reputable duties diligently.
Sabo harassed the necessity for collective efforts from all to successfully deal with the problem of safety with a view to taming criminals.