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Police nab ‘one chance’ robbers in Abuja

- By Abubakar Sadiq Isah

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command has arrested three suspected ‘one chance’ robbers along Kubwa and Lugbe axis of Abuja.

A statement by the command spokespers­on, ASP Maryam Yusuf, gave their names as Uchenna Eleke, Alex Akiti and Suleiman Nasir.

She said the suspects were arrested by the detectives of the command’s Anti-Violent Crimes Section during a routine patrol.

According to her, the suspects who were identified by some victims confessed their involvemen­t in the heinous crime.

“In addition, a 38-year-old Micah Ohah was also arrested alongside the other suspects who identified him as a receiver of the items they steal during their operations,” she said.

Maryam said exhibits recovered from the suspects were a green Golf 3 car and two mobile phones, adding that efforts were ongoing to arrest the fleeing member of the gang.

She said the suspects would be arraigned in court upon conclusion of investigat­ion, even as she said the command implored residents to always report any suspicious movement or distress to the command.

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