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Borno Police parades suspects for various criminal offences, Urges public to report any suspected movements

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Borno Police parades suspects for various criminal offences, Urges public to report any suspected movements

By: Babagana Wakil

The Commissioner of Police Borno State call on the people of the state to continue to support the police with timely reports of incidences following the parade of suspected aledged for committing various crimes.

Command under the watch of the Commissioner of Police CP Yusufu Mohammed Lawal has recorded breakthroughs with the recent burst of criminals involved in mischief, culpable homicide, illegal mining and kidnaping in the state.

Police Public relations officer ASP NAHUM KENNETH Daso disclosed this in a statement he signed and made available to Dandal Kura Radio International in Maiduguri.

On Criminal Conspiracy and Illegal Mining at about 1330hirs On the 24th March, 2024 at about diesel tanker truck with four suspects was arrested by Nigeria Army patrol team attached to 331 Battalion and were brought to Bayo division, the suspects were caught in possession of 70 bags of suspected monoxide substance despite the ban of illegal mining activities in the state, the suspects confessed to the crime while investigation ongoing.

Kenneth Daso also stated that on the 11th March, 2024 at about 2000HRS, one Umar Mohammed of Jiddari Polo area Maiduguri reported to GRA police station that while inspecting his uncompleted house in Judumari area Maiduguri, found a shallow grave with an unidentified decomposed body, one digger and 2 knives. On receiving the report police detectives of GRA police station visited the scene and exhumed the body which was further taken to state specialist hospital Maiduguri for autopsy. On the 25th of March 2024 at about 1500HRS police investigation further led to the arrest of one Ibrahim Muhammed who confessed to have conspired with his master one Usman still at large and one Mustapha Modu a laborer who dug the shallow grave where the body was buried and he was paid the sum of N1,500 was also arrested. The case is under investigation as effort is on top gear to arrest the fleeing suspect.

The statement also reveals that On the 29th March 2024, at about 1800HRS one Hauwa Audu Adamu reported to police crack squad Maiduguri, that on the same date at about 1330HRS her son Hisham Mohammed 10yrs of age went for Jum’at prayer and never returned home, the next day 30/04/2024 at about 0900HRS an unknown GSM number called her and demanded a ransom of three million naira N3,000,000. For the release of her son in their custody, a sum of N400,000 was later negotiated and given to the suspects. Police crack squad swung into action and arrested two primary suspects who later confessed to the crime, the victim was rescued unhurt investigation is ongoing.

Borno Police command further disclosed that On the 1st April, 2024 at about 0630HRS, Chief Security Officer of University Of Maiduguri reported to Gwange Police Station that on the same date at about 0530HRS they discovered one Dr Kamal Abdulkadir a lecturer of Department of Physical and Health Education University of Maiduguri lying on his pool of blood, on receipt of the report, police detectives of Gwange police station and forensic experts from State Criminal Investigation Department visited the crime scene and found the victim lying dead with multiple stab wounds and injuries on the body. The victim’s mobile phone and vehicle one Honda Pilot with Reg NO. NGU232XG YOBE Golden Colour was carted away by the criminals; the body was taken to University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital Maiduguri for autopsy.
Adding that Eight suspects have been arrested while the case is still under discreet investigation.

On the mater of incessant fire outbreak across the stste on the 24th March 2024 at about 1030HRS Hunter group of Mafa reported to Mafa division with 3 suspects Malum Usman 16yrs, Bulama Bukar 14yrs, Rawa Usman 11yrs all of Mafa IDP camp that suspects were arrested with matches while trying to set a house ablaze in the camp, preliminary investigation further revealed that the trio were sponsored by one Babagana Umar a firewood seller at Muna garage area Maiduguri who contracted them to commit the act at the rate of N10,000 the case is under investigation.

The Commissioner of Police calls on the good people of the state to continue to support the police with timely reports of incidences and further assures diligent investigation and prosecution will be served in all cases

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Troops Arrest 8 Cameroonian Rebels Fuel Suppliers

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Troops Arrest 8 Cameroonian Rebels Fuel Suppliers

By: Zagazola Makama 

Troops of the 6 Brigade of the Nigerian Army, Jalingo, Taraba State have arrested eight persons suspected to be supplying fuel to the Ambazonia rebels of Cameroon Republic unleashing terror on parts of the neighboring Francophone country.

Intelligence sources told Zagazola Makama, a Counter Insurgency Expert and Security Analyst in the Lake Chad region that those arrested are: Jafaru Adamu, 32; Auwal Haruna, 34; Umar Dahiru (no age stated); Mubaraka Abdullahi, 20; Saidu Musa, 26; Bashiru Ibrahim, 18; Danlami Yahuza, 19; and Abubakar Abdullahi 19.

They were arrested by the troops on Friday, May 24 at the Nigeria/Cameroon border Kurmi market on their way to Obong in Cameroon Republic through Kurmin Baisa road, Takum LGA, Taraba State in three J5 vehicles carrying 605 Jerry cans containing 40 litres of fuel each, at the cost of N800 per litre, totalling 24, 200 litres, with a total cost of N19, 360,000.00.

On interrogation, they confessed to the crime of smuggling and selling fuel to the Ambazinia rebels who have been banned from entering Nigeria for direct purchase of fuel legally.

During preliminary investigation, they revealed the names of other members of their syndicate as: Alhaji Abdulmumin; Rabilu Zubairu; Sule Abong; and Mark Akawu, the chairman of the syndicate. 

The arrested suspects are in the custody of the 6 Brigade for discreet investigations and necessary action.

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Yobe: Police warns public property vandals to desist or face the wrath of the law

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Yobe: Police warns public property vandals to desist or face the wrath of the law

By: Our Reporter

Yobe State Police Command has placed security surveillance measures around public properties, especially electricity power distribution cables around the state.This is akin to numinous reports of vandalization of electricity power transformers distribution cables and other important edifice.

The Command succeeded and arrested one of the notorious Vandals who specialised in vandalization of electricity power distribution transformers cables in Damaturu and other nearby towns.

Thus, on 16 May 2024, at about 1300hrs personnel, of C Divisional Police Headquarters, intercepted One Saminu Garba aged, 23 years old, of Maiduguri Borno State. The suspect was arrested among two other syndicate members who evaded arrest and fled. The command has begun a swift chase to arrest them soon. The suspects, were namely : Audu Ismail and Abba Mohammed of the same state. The suspect confessed to having vandalized an electricity transformer situated at the state low-cost via Gujba Road , Damaturu. In the midnight of 16th May 2024

The Commissioner of Police, CP Garba Ahmed, warned perpetrators to desist or face the full wrath of the law while reiterating the commitment of the command relentless efforts towards untoward criminal activities in the state. However, he urges good members of the public to report suspicious activities of such types of miscreants to the nearest police station, and those who buy stolen vandalized properties stiffer sanctions will be meted out on them accordingly.

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Army troops gun down Mallam Muhammad, ISWAP Commander incharge of VBIED

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Army troops gun down Mallam Muhammad, ISWAP Commander incharge of VBIED

By: Zagazola Makama

The troops of Operation Desert Sanity III, Operation Hadin Kai have nutrialised Mallam Muhammad, ISWAP top Commander in-charge of Vehicle Bomb Improvised Explosive Device(VBEID) in Sambisa Forest.

Muhammadu was nutrialised on May 14 after the made gradual but unprecedented incursions into the insurgents’ dens in Ukuba and Njimia in Bama Local Government Area.

The terrorists kingpin operate a major fabrication workshop where he made Person Borne Improvised Explosive Device(PBVIED) Vehicle Borne Improvised Explosives Device(VBIED) Road Side Borne Improvised Explosive Device(RSBIED).

Muhammadu had sent many under age children into suicide bombing after conscripting them into believing that when they died they will go to heaven. Among those that he used as human bombs were his three children.

Intelligence sources told Zagazola Makama that the troops also intercepted a vehicle that was already armed with explosive which was designed to target advancing troops.

Despite the obvious challenges of difficult terrain, IED threats the troops continue to maintain the momentum, remaining focused and determined to pursue and decimate the fleeing terrorists.

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