22 suspected thugs have been apprehended by operatives of the Bauchi State Police Command who also recovered dangerous weapons and hard drugs from them.
Spokesperson for the police, SP Ahmed Mohammed Wakil, who disclosed this in a statement on Thursday, September 1, said the suspects were arrested after intelligence report was received about the activities of the thugs.
“On 30/08/2022 at about 1300hrs intelligence at the Command disposal that on the same date about 1235hrs some group of notorious thugs attacked members of peace and security committee Bakin Kura office armed with Cutlasses, knives, sticks and other dangerous weapons, thereby mercilessly inflicted serious injuries to the following committee members namely; Danladi Suleiman 32yrs-old Yakubu Ibrahim 42yrs-old, the statement reads.
“On receiving the information, a team of detectives led by Commander Rapid Response Squad (RRS) swiftly swung into action to the scene and succeeded in arresting twenty-two (22) male suspects.
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“Exhibits recovered from the suspects; Three knives Two cutlasses Two sticks.
“During the investigation, one of the suspects Ibrahim Inusa ‘m’ (Dan Mama) was discovered in his possession the following contrabands; One sharp animal horn, One knife, One block of green leaves suspected to be cannabis, Eighty-three (83) pieces of suspected diazepam (D5 tablet) and One hundred and thirty-eight (138) yellow tablets suspected to be diazepam (D5).
“Subsequently, all the suspects confessed to the crime, as the commissioner of police CP Umar Mamman Sanda fdc, psc, mnim has directed that the suspects be charged to court.