PUFF ADDER: Police Operatives Arrest Notorious Armed Robbery Gang in Adamawa state and Neighbouring States
By Festus Fifen.
A combined team of Operation Puff Adder operatives, comprising of the IGP Response Team, the Technical Intelligence Unit, the Police Mobile Force and the Special Anti Robbery Squad have arrested another set of kidnappers who have been terrorizing citizens at Mubi axis of Adamawa state.
According to a statement by the Force Public Relations Officer DCP Frank Mba, One AK 47 rifle and twenty six (26) rounds of live ammunition were recovered from the gang.
according to the statement, the suspects arrested are: Umaru Ibrahim native of Buni Yadi , Yobe State ; Abdul Maina native of Maiha Adamawa State and Mohammed Abubakar native of Buni Yadi Yobe State.
The suspects have all confessed to participating in numerous kidnapping and armed robbery operations within Adamawa State, including the kidnap and collection of a ransom of seven million naira from one Mallam Abdulahi Umoru of Hong L.G.A.
Investigations into these cases are on-going, while efforts aimed at arresting other members of the gangs still at large are being intensified.
While commending police operatives for their gallantry, as well as selfless service to the nation and humanity, the Inspector General of Police, Muhammed Adamu has reassured Nigerians that the war against crimes and criminality will soon be won. The IGP called for continuous support for the police and other law enforcement agencies, promising that the security agencies will not rest on their oars till normalcy is restored in every part of Nigeria