Operatives of the Adamawa State Police Command have arrested a suspected armed robber, Salisu Abubakar while trying to smuggle a stolen Toyota Corolla into Cameroon.
Spokesperson of the command, DSP Suleiman Nguroje, who confirmed the incident in a statement on Friday, November 27, said the suspect was the leader of a robbery gang that attacked a man and snatched his car in Jos.
“On the 18/9/2020 the command received report that a syndicate of armed robbers attacked and robbed an innocent citizen of his vehicle at Lamingo Roundabout, Jos, Plateau State. The principal suspect Salisu Abubakar, a resident of Sangasumi Village,Ganye local government was traced by the police and luckily apprehended in Adamawa while trying to smuggle the vehicle out to Cameroon Republic.” said DSP Nguroje.
Meanwhile, the State Commissioner of Police CP Olugbenga Adeyanju, has applauded the effort of the policemen and assured members of the general public that criminals have no place to hide.