The Bauchi State Police Command has arrested one dismissed constable, Muhammed Jawat, 27; Muhammed Ahmed, 27; and Hussaini Ahmad, 19, for robbery and unlawful possession of firearm in the state.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, Ahmed Mohammed Wakil, revealed this in a statement on the command’s Facebook page on Monday.
The statement partly read, “The Command swiftly carried out an operation on 25/04/2023 at about 1630hrs and arrested three suspects, Muhammed Ahmed m aged 27yrs of Kofar Dumi, Bauchi metropolis, Hussaini Ahmad m aged 19yrs of Itas-Gadau LGA and Muhammed Jawat ‘m’ aged 27yrs, a dismissed Police (constable)of Tulu village Toro LGA.
“On receiving the report from a good Samaritan in Jamaare LGA, a team of detectives were drafted to the motor pack and arrested the aforementioned suspects.
“During interrogation and search, one locally made revolver pistol and two empty shells were found in their possession which they can’t give a satisfactory account of the prohibited firearm.
“The suspects confessed to the crime committed and are assisting the police with useful information, after which they will be charged to court for prosecution.”