Police nab six ‘one chance’ robbers in Abuja


Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command has said its operatives arrested six armed robbery suspects popularly known in common parlance as ‘one chance’.

In a statement issued to newsmen in  Abuja on Saturday, by the FCT Police Public Relations Officer, SP Josephine Adeh, The FCT Commissioner of Police, Bennett Igweh quoted as saying: “The operatives of the FCT police command attached to Utako divisional headquarters, on June 16, 2024, acting on credible intelligence, trailed and arrested six armed robbery suspects: Abubakar Adams, Ismail Salisu, Yusuf Bello, Nasiru Saidi, Sani Usman and Ibrahim Kasa who specialise in attacking unsuspecting residents who board their vehicle or tricycle, robbing them of their valuables and pushing them off the moving vehicle or tricycle.

“The suspects were apprehended on the heels of complaints received from multiple victims of these atrocious acts, some of whom reported losing their mobile phones, money, gadgets, and other belongings to these criminal individuals who have since confessed to the crime.

“Light weapons such as cutlasses, knives, and a phone believed to have been stolen from a victim were recovered from them.

“While Investigation is still ongoing, the commissioner of police FCT, CP Benneth C. Igweh psc, mni, reaffirms the command’s commitment to ensuring the safety and security of all and sundry.”


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