The police in Taraba State have announced the arrest of two (2) notorious bandits that has been terrorizing the state.
This was announced in a statement released by CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, who said the notorious bandits were arrested by the Force Intelligence Bureau – Special Tactical Squad/Tactical Intelligence Unit (FIB-STS/TIU) on the 29th of May, 2022.
According to him, the aforementioned units, while acting on actionable intelligence, successfully intercepted the two suspects in connection with armed robbery, kidnapping, illegal possession of prohibited firearms, and criminal conspiracy, in Taraba State.
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The suspects are Abdulrahman Ba’u aged 35 years, and Ahmadu Umaru aged 50 years, both male of Gassol Local Government Area of Taraba State.
Illegal items recovered from the two criminals include; one locally built revolver gun, military camouflage uniforms, three rounds of live ammunition, three functioning swords, and hard drugs presumed to be Tramadol and Rafenol.
The notorious bandits admitted to being involved in a series of kidnappings and banditry activities in Taraba, Gombe, and Adamawa states.
They also admitted to kidnapping Malam Wanzam, a resident of Iware Village in Taraba State.
Source: Nigerian Police Force HQ, Abuja.