Dsp William Aya PPRO
Operatives of the Nigeria Police Force, Kogi Command attached to Isanlu Area Command while on stop and search operations led by ASP Ahmed Salihu along Irunda-Isanlu road on 3rd November, 2021 arrested one Umaru Muhammed 25 years .
He is suspected to be amember of a gang responsible for series of violent crimes including armed robbery, kidnapping around Isanlu and it’s environs.
The arrest was made possible following a report received from a patriotic citizen that some suspected criminal elements were sighted around Isanlu axis.
The Police operatives promptly swung into action, trailed the suspects to Koro Village a boundary between Kogi and Kwara States where Umaru Muhammed was arrested, while other members of the gang escaped.
Some of the exhibits recovered from the suspect are, *One Locally made gun using AK-47 rifle live ammunition, Two AK-47 live ammunition, One single Pump Action barrel gun, One matchet, dangerous local charms among others*. Suspect confessed to the crime.
The Commissioner of Police, CP Idrisu Dauda Dabban psc (+), fdc has reassured Kogites that the Command is committed to ensuring adequate security of life and property in synergy with other security agencies in the State.
He enjoined members of the public to sharpen their power of observation and report any suspicious movement or activities around their neighborhood to the Police or any other security agencies in the State.
Suspect will be arraigned in court on completion of the investigation.