The adoption of strategy and deployment of limited resources by the Commissioner of Police Niger Command, CP D.P Yakadi mni in crime fighting to stem the tide of violent crimes in the state led to these successes recorded within a month period.
On 18/05/2018 at about 1200hrs, information received from one Mr Adekola Akeem ‘m’ of New Busa Borgu LGA that on 15/05/2018 at about 2000hrs, he received a call from one one Samuel Alias Samsung ‘m’ of no fix claiming to be Mr Adefemi Johnson ‘m’, a customer care representative of first Bank Nigeria PLC that his account has been blocked and he should send his ATM Pin and other account details for verification which he did without hesitation. Thereafter, the sum of six million one hundred and sixty seven thousand naira was debited from his UBA and first bank account. During the cause of investigation, one Onyenaturuchi Anthony ‘m’ aged 28yrs and Micheal Kalu ‘m’ aged 28yrs all of No 9 Ukegbu Street Ugbo Hill Aba, Abia State were arrested and confessed to the crime. Suspects will soon be charged to court.
In a similar stroke, the operatives bursted another 4 man gang specialized in theft of Keke Napep. On 25/05/2018 at about 1300hrs a team of Police detectives attached to Special Anti-Robbery Squad while on surveillance patrol along Abuja/Kaduna express way intercepted one Abbas Kabir ‘m’ aged 19yrs and Imrana Abdullahi ‘m aged 21yrs both of Tudun Wada area Kaduna in possession of two Keke Napep with Reg no. KJM 578QA Kaduna and TRN437WSS Kano colored green and yellow respectively. During Police interrogation, suspects confessed to have stolen the tricycle from Zaria, Kaduna State. Investigation also led to the arrest of their accomplices one Ado Alhassan ‘m’ aged 32yrs of Naibawa Kano State and Magaji Ibrahim ‘m’ aged 21yrs of Dorayi Kano state. Suspects confessed to the crime. Case will soon be charge to court.
In the same vein, on 26/05/2018 at about 1600hrs, information received that on 25/05
/2018 at about 1330hrs an anonymous person called one Haruna Danladi ‘m’ of Sabon Mariga on phone that he should deliver a sum of two million five hundred thousand naira (N2,500,000.00k) or else will be kidnapped. On receipt of the information, Police detectives attached to Kagara Division arrested one Mohammed Kwairi aged 23yrs and Emmanuel Idi aged 21yrs all ‘m’ of Sabon Mariga Rafi LGA. Suspects confessed to the crime. Case will soon be charge to court.
The Commissioner of Police hereby advised Nigerlites to refrain from disclosing their account details to anybody through phone calls but rather visit their banks for complaints/enquiries.
The Police Command will not relent in its determination and commitment in reducing crime to it barest minimum, the Command therefore calls on the good people of the State for their support in giving useful and timely information to the Police.
ASP Muhammad D/Inna
POLICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER,
NIGER STATE COMMAND.