Police arrest five robbery suspects in Abuja

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The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command said it arrested five robbery suspects in Abuja last Wednesday.

Spokesman Yusuf Mariam on Sunday said they were arrested around Wuse following a distress call that the suspects were about robbing their victims.

Mariam said the suspects confessed to being responsible for criminal activities along the Wuse axis.

She said: “The suspects are Sanusi Ibrahim (20); Salim Umar (19); Kabiru Umar (19); Shamsudeen Rabiu (20) and Ibrahim Shehu (19).

“Exhibits recovered from them are eight wristwatches; five Ipads; five laptops; 25 ID and ATM cards; 33 sets of gold and silver jewelleries; 30 UAE Dirham; 3,000 CFA; 100 South African Rand; N25,000; three cutlasses and one sword.

“The suspects will be arraigned in court after investigation.”

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Two suspected members of the Awawa Cult Group were arrested by operatives of the Rapid Response Squad in Oko-Koto, Agege, Lagos State, it was learnt on Sunday.

Police spokesman Muyiwa Adejobi named the suspects as Rasak Babatunde, 22-year-old mechanic and Idowu Wasiu, 16-year-old fashion designer. They were reportedly arrested at their hideout.

A statement by Adejobi said Babatunde and Wasiu were arrested hours after foiling a robbery on the Otedola Bridge.

Some of the areas raided were Isokoko, Oke-Koto, Abattoir, Dopemu, Elere, Oniwaya and Pen Cinema, all in Agege, he added.

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