Nigeria: Gombe State Police Command Arrests 6 Motorcycle Snatchers

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Abdulrazaq Mungadi, Gombe

The Gombe State Command of the Nigerian Police has announced the arrest of 6 suspects said to be parts of the syndicate behind the terror attacks and snatching of motorcycle within Gombe metropolis.

The suspects who were identified as Adamu Aliyu, 62, Abdulrahaman Ibrahim, 26 both of Kwadon town in Yemaltu-Deba Local Government Area and Usman Mohammed Gidado, 24yrs, Mohammed Sale, 22 and Mohammed Abbas, 18 all from Bomala quarters in Gombe metropolis.

The suspects were arrested on Sunday night by personnel of the State Intelligent Bureau of the Command.

In a statement issued to newsmen by the Police Public Relations Officer SP. Obed Mary Malum the command said the suspects were arrested based on credible intelligence and that 1 Royal Motorcycle, 1 Bajaj Motorcycle were recovered as exhibits from the suspects who have confessed to belonging to a syndicate that specializes in stealing motorcycles by using force to destroy the motorcycles locks or the use of their master keys.

The PPRO equally stated the arrest of one Mohammed Haruna, 49 of from Bidda town in Niger State and 30 years old Femi Benjamin of unity road Ayetoro Ogbede road Kabba of Kogi State in a case of Criminal Conspiracy and Obtaining Goods under False Pretense in Gombe.

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