Police Arrest Gun Runner, 3 Deadly Criminals And 2 Informants Who Run Errands For Bandits [Photos]

Seven deadly criminals have been arrested by the Nigerian Police from a major intelligence led operation going on across the country.

The seven criminals comprises of a gun runner, 3 deadly criminals, 2 informants who run errands for bandits and a kidnapper.

Force public relations officer, CSP Muyiwa Adejobi revealed in a statement on Friday, 8th day of July, that the criminals were arrested by the Operational Outfits of the Force Intelligence Bureau (FIB).


Adejobi in the statement said the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, expressed satisfaction on the effectiveness of intelligence in policing Nigeria despite its complex nature.

He said this after the successfully arrest of one Abdullahi Baka ‘m’ aged 47 years, a notorious gunrunner who specialize in supplying illicit arms and ammunition to deadly criminal gangs terrorizing Bauchi, Gombe, and Taraba States.

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Adejobi said that the suspect’s voluntary confession led to the arrest of Abubakar Sani ‘m’ aged 27 years old, Alh. Guru Maga, Alh. Manu Ardo, Hamisu Abubakar, all males of Bauchi and Taraba States who are members of a deadly kidnap syndicate operating in and around Gombe and Bauchi States.

Items recovered from the deadly criminals include; Four (4) AK49 Rifles, four (4) AK47 Rifles, forty-nine (49) rounds of live ammunition, three (3) AK47 Magazines, and 1 Sub-Machine Gun (SMG).

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In a similar development, Adejobi said FIB Operatives arrested the duo of Jamilu Abdulkadir and Sai Fullahi Lawal, both males of Safana LGA in Katsina State at Matazu LGA, Katsina State.

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According to him, the suspects were arrested the police received discreet information on their aiding bandits and helping kidnap kingpins to run errands.

He said; “They were arrested in possession of the sum of twenty thousand Naira (N20,000), being balance payment for 500 rounds of AK47 ammunition for a notorious kidnap kingpin, Sani aka Bafudinge.”

Similarly, he said one Usman Manu Mohammed ‘m’, aged 24 years old of Mariri, Lere LGA of Kaduna State, was also arrested after weeks of evading arrest for his role in connection with the kidnap of a cattle trader in Kaduna State in March, 2022.

Adejobi revealed that the criminals are currently assisting the police with information necessary for further arrests.

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Meanwhile, CSP Muyiwa Adejobi said the IGP has ordered police operatives in charge of cases of kidnapping, insurgency, and organized crimes across the country to galvanize their investigations to identify criminal networks and possibly link the cases with a view to establishing the multi-dimensional modus operandi of the syndicate and decimating their activities forthwith.

Source: The Nigerian Police Force.

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