The Nasarawa State Police command has on Tuesday arrested three suspected armed robbers, recovered firearms, cartridges and stolen vehicle in Karu Local Government of the State.
The Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Ramhan Nansel, disclosed on Twitter. the statement read: “Nasarawa State Police Command in a bid to reduce crime to its lowest level carried out an intelligence-led operation against criminals in Karu LGA of Nasarawa state and its environs.
“The Police operatives attached to New Karu Area Command via actionable intelligence, successfully apprehended the trio of Musa Mohammed 33yrs, Adams Lawal 32yrs and Mark Friday 32yrs all males.
“Where two locally fabricated pistols, one pump action, seven rounds of live cartridges and one Honda Accord with registration number RBC 570 KZ snatched at gunpoint from a victim at One Man village were recovered from the suspects as exhibit.
“Preliminary investigation revealed that the trio are a syndicate of armed robbers who specialises in car snatching; they attack unsuspecting members of the public who go out very early in the morning to work or business places and snatch their vehicles; further investigation has also led to the arrest of one Kayode Olajide, the receiver of the stolen vehicle.
Further said: “The Commissioner of Police has ordered a comprehensive investigation into the case after which, the suspects will be charged to Court for prosecution.”