Two In Adamawa Police's Net Over Suspected Armed Robbery, As AK-47, others Recovered

Investigations so far revealed that the suspects prior to their arrest, severally blocked the highway linking Zing and Mayo Belwa
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Suspected Armed Robbers

Summary

  • Armed Robbers Nabbed
  • Location: Mayo Farang village in Mayo Belwa local government, Adamawa State
  • Investigations so far revealed that the suspects prior to their arrest, severally blocked the highway linking Zing and Mayo Belwa

Two alleged armed robbers have been apprehended by the Adamawa State Police Command in the state's Mayo Belwa local government area.

The two suspects were apprehended at their hideout in Mayo Farang village in Mayo Belwa local government, according to a statement from the command's public relations officer, DSP Sulaiman Nguroje.

”The Adamawa State police command, On 01/4/2021 apprehended 2 suspects in connection to robbery in Mayo Belwa local government.

”The suspects are Manzo Danladi 33, a resident of Nyibango village, Mayo Belwa local government area and Simon Bitrus 35, a resident of Nyibango village, Mayo Belwa local government area.

”They were apprehended at their hideouts in Mayo-Farang village, Mayo Belwa local government area following credible information and intense search by police detectives attached Mayo Belwa division.

”Investigations so far revealed that the suspects prior to their arrest, severally blocked the highway linking Zing and Mayo Belwa local governments of Taraba and Adamawa States and robbed innocent travellers of their belongings.
"The commissioner police Aliyu Adamu Alhaji while commending the DPO, Mayo Belwa and his men for making it difficult for these criminals to escape arrest, equally directs discreet investigations into the case for proper prosecution,” the statement said.

Meanwhile, as part of the state's efforts to combat illegal activities and other related offenses, the commissioner of police directed the command's anti-robbery squad and operation farauta to go after these criminals in the state.

He also urges residents to report any suspicious activity in their neighborhoods to the police.