The Kano State Police Command has arrested five (5) suspected armed robbers after being caught during a robbery operation in Kano.
Police said the suspects were arrested while when a team of police officers who were on intelligence-led surveillance patrol at Sharada Quarters, Kano Municipal LGA, intercepted a Tricycle conveying one passenger parked in front of the Residence of an Indian National suspiciously.
The police spokesman in Kano, SP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa said, “on sighting the presence of the Police, the Tricycle rider Alhaji Musa, ‘m’, 45 years old, of Tudun Rubudi Quarters Kano attempted to escape, but the team shot at the tyre of the Tricycle.”
According to Kiyawa, the rider and one Onyekachi Jude, ‘m’, 19 years old, of Rinji Quarters Kano, were subsequently arrested.
He said the gunshot attracted the Armed Robbers inside the Indian National Residence, and in trying to escape, the following suspects were arrested;
(i). Moses Jude, ‘m’, 23 years old, of Rinji Quarters Kano
(ii). Sunday Titus, ‘m’, 20 years old, of Zoo Road Quarters Kano
(iii). Kyunle Bhago, ‘m’, 22 years old, of Sabuwar Gandu Quarters Kano.
The thieves will be charged to court after a full investigation.