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Four land in Adamawa police custody for alleged robbery, cyber crimes

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Operatives of the command’s Intelligent Bureau (SIB) in Adamawa State have arrested four persons for alleged cyber crimes, armed robbery and receipt of stolen properties.

A statement by the image maker of Adamawa State police command DSP Sulaiman Nguroje said, on the 16th December, 2020, the command received report from Engineer Babangida Yusuf, a resident of Karewa extension, Yola North LGA saying that he was attacked in his house at gunpoint and was robbed of his belongings.

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” The suspects, Ibrahim Musa 24-year-old Abdulrazaq Abubakar, 25-year-old Ishaya Musa, 32-year-old Wakil Muhammad, 30-year-old, all residents of Mubi south and Yola North LGAs were apprehended while others are at large.

” Findings so far revealed that the suspects are not only engaging in robbery but also specialise in receiving stolen handsets and changing the IMEI numbers to prevent recovery.

” Investigations further reveal that the gang members were planning to move the stolen items to the neighboring country (Cameroun) for disposal before their arrest,” Nguroje said.

Meanwhile, as part of efforts at tackling armed robbery and cyber crime, the commissioner of police, Ougbenga Adeyanju is working to deepen intelligence and strengthen security in the state.

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