NEWS: Soldier, A woman and 18 others arrested for Armed Robbery and theft in Gombe

The Gombe State Police Command today have arrested a soldier attached to 301 Artillery Regiment Gombe and 19 others for alleged armed robbery and other for various offences.
The soldier was arrested along the Tabra Village Via Bye-pass as told to newsmen by the State Commissioner of Police Mr Muhammad Mukaddas.

“The police from Gombe Division arrested one Ojobo Sunday, a Private soldier attached to 301 Artillery Regiment Gombe in a case of armed robbery.



“The suspect boarded a commercial motorcycle Bajaj boxer, asked the motorcyclist Abubakar Garba that he wanted to make a phone call.



“At the point he pointed an AK47 Rifle with breech No. 16470 with 24 round of live ammunition and snatched away the motorcycle.





“The victim raised alarm and was chased by patrol team who received a distress call and subsequently arrested him,” he said.

The commissioner also added that they further arrested 19 other suspects in a care of armed robbery, theft of motorcycle, collecting stolen properties and culpable homicide.



Among the suspects was one woman who was also arrested for abandoning her five-day-old baby.



The police boss added that all suspects would be charge to court for prosecution.



He urged the State residents to help report illicit activities and help the police promote justice.
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