PRESS BRIEFING, BY DSP MAGAJI MUSA MAJIA,mnipr POLICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER KANO STATE POLICE COMMAND ON WEDNESDAY, 04TH JANUARY, 2018.
THE GOOD START OF 2018
Ladies and Gentlemen of the Press
In our continued effort and intelligence gathering, the operatives of SARS attached to Kano and Katsina State Commands while acting on a tip-off ambushed and arrested Abubakar Ibrahim of Kurmin Mashi Quarters Kaduna State and Jaduwa Thalma 37yrs old, of Askira Uba Local Government, Borno State who were in full camouflage Army uniform and were about to cross to Niger Republic with a brand new robbed Unregistered Ford Hilux Navy blue colour Motor vehicle. The suspects alleged to have attacked the vehicle owner in Port Harcourt, Rivers State and through prompt dissemination of information, the suspects were arrested with the robbed vehicle by Joint SARS Operatives from Kano and Katsina Command. During interrogation, the suspects confessed to be dismissed Soldiers who deserted from the service when posted to Baga on operation Lafiya Dole and took to crime. The principal suspect Abu Soja is a notorious Armed robber who was declared wanted by IGP Special Tactical Squad (STS), SARS Rivers Command and have a pending robbery case at SCIID Bompai Kano.
This crackdown operation followed the Inspector General of Police Ibrahim K. Idris NPM, mni commitment towards training and retraining of personnel, sharing of information and synergy with sister security agencies for successful fight against all forms of crimes and criminal activities across the country.
The commissioner of Police Kano State Command CP Rabiu Yusuf psc+ commended the IGP Special Tactical Squad (STS), SARS operatives attached to Kano, Kastina and Rivers States for working together towards this successful operation.
Investigation is in progress and the suspects will be charged to court as soon as it is completed.
DSP. MAGAJI MUSA MAJIA,mnipr
POLICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER,
FOR: COMMISSIONER OF POLICE,