The Yobe State police command have apprehended two accused armed robber in a recent unexpected with the criminals at Gaidam Local Government Area of the state

The two armed robber that was nabbed are; Garba Sale of Nguru Local Government and Shehu Usman of Gaidam Local Government.

Duo were part ofa gangsters that specially traind in stealing without suspecting by the members of the public most especially in northern area of the state.

On Tuesday, the Yobe State command’s Public Relations Officer, ASP Dungus Abdulkarim, revealed this in a monthly crime update made this available to NANS in Damaturu.

The weapons regained from the those armed robbers are: “1 AK-47 riffle, 25 rounds of 7.62mm live ammunition, 1 empty AK 47 riffle magazine and other offensive weapons.

ASP Abdulkarim said, “The gang of six (6) armed with lethal weapons on June 24, 2020 at about 0200hrs attacked the house of one Adamu Bulama Jabure and his son one Idi Adamu of Dilawa Village in Geidam LGA. The miscreants demanded the sum of Nine Hundred Thousand (N900,000:00) Naira only.

“The hoodlums threatened to return later in the day for collection of the money as the Victims promised to make it ready.

“Detectives from the Divisional Police Headquarters, Geidam and the community trailed the hoodlums and engaged them in a shootout at their location in Digara village, Geidam where four of the armed robbers fled with various degrees of injuries while two were arrested after the encounter.

“Efforts are ongoing to arrest other fleeing syndicate members for interrogation and subsequent prosecution."

The State Police Command has revealed and spread some impromptu explosive weapons in Damaturu and Buni Yadi Local Government Areas of the state.

Due to the new development. The Command via Public Relations Officer was confident that more of these deadly weapons may be under the ground in some areas like Geidam, Damaturu, Tarmuwa, Dapchi, Kanamma, Gulani and Buni Yadi towns.

Abdulkarim added that, “On June 20, 2020 in Gujba L.G.A, one Adamu Haruna found one of the unexploded bombs on his farm. He unknowingly took it to his house.

“However, while trying to dismantle the object, it exploded and injured him on various parts of his body. He is currently receiving treatment at the hospital."

As the crops season continues, the command caution residents in the state most especially, those who engage in cultivation of crops and other agricultural processes to be of help by reporting any illegal object(s) on their farm land to the nearest Police station.

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