Two arrested as police foil armed robbery attack in Jigawa

The Jigawa state police command has arrested an armed robbery gang terrorizing the state and its environs.During the arrest, the police recovered a locally made fabricated revolver pistol from the suspects, Hamza Abdullahi and Hassan Ya’u.Spokesman of the command, DSP Lawan Shiisu Adam disclosed this in a statement issued to newsmen.He said the arrest is sequel to the order given by the Commissioner of Police on raiding black spots and criminal hideouts across the command.According to him “a team of Policemen on Friday led by Divisional Police Officer Ringim Division, acting on actionable and credible intelligence that some armed criminals have perfected plans to embark on a notorious operation along Wudil/Garko Road under Kano State”“Policemen with the help of local vigilantes swung into action and succeeded in arresting a 22-year-old, Hamza Abdullahi and 25-year-old Hassan Ya’u in possession of one locally made fabricated revolver pistol”DSP Adam said the discrete investigation at SCID led to the recovery of two Motorcycles and one locally-made pistol.He said the suspects confessed to having participated in armed robberies along Gujungu/Miga Road, Kiyawa/Shuwarin Road, and Fanisau/Kano Road all in Jigawa State.All suspects will be charged in court upon completion of the investigation.