Borno police nabs 19 years old Boy for raping 5 years old girl, 50 others for various offences
By Madu Mohammed, Maiduguri
The Borno state police command has nabbed one Aliyu Mohammed for raping a Five year old girl and 50 others for various offences ranging from homicide, theft, Armed robery, cattle rustling,, cheating by impersonation, impersonation among others.
Briefing.newsmen at the Police headquarters, Maiduguri, the spokesman of the command, DSP Edet Okon said ” on 24/02/2020 one Aliyu Mohammed was arrested for luring into his apartment and raping a five year old girl. On 13/02/2020, this case was received on Usman Tujjani 40 years old of fori ward Maiduguri had canal knowledge of a 13 years old girl of the same address. As a result the victim is two months pregnant. The suspects will be charged to court, soon.”
“CASE 1: On 6/2/2020, one Aliyu jubril ‘m’ of Tudun Wada behind Borno Express forcefully raped a 14 year old house help. As a result the victim sustained vaginal injuries and was bleeding profusely. The suspect will soon be charged to court.
Exhibit: A skirt, trouser and pant
CASE 2: On 13/02/2020, this case was received; that one UsmanTijjani ‘m’ 40yrs old of Fori ward Maiduguri had carnal knowledge of one 13 year old girl of the same address. As a result the victim is two months pregnant. Suspect will be charged to court soon.”, he added.
“A.) CULPABLE HOMICIDE – 3 CASES
CASE 1: On September, 2019 one Auwal chaKuruIc and Kalli Modu Ngamdu engaged BunuTella, Chari Zarami and Ali Kwaryambe all ‘m’ of Melari village GubioL.G.A in a free-for-allfight. In the process, Kalli Modu Ngamdu hit BunuTella on his head with a pestle,as a result, he fell down unconscious and was rushed to UMTH for treatment. The victim later died on 09/02/2020. Suspects: (1). Kalli Modu Ngamdu ‘m’ 20yrs old (2).Auwa tchaKuruichami ‘m’ 21yrs old Deceased: BunuTella‘m’ Exhibit: One pestle
CASE 2:On 06/02/2020 at about 0300hrs, a report was received that at about 0230hrs, one Abbati Mohammed ‘m’ of Jidari Polo used a sharp knife and stabbed one AlhajiAbdullahi Abubakar a.k.a Gudusu on his left eye, neck and abdomen while at work at Jiddari Clinic. As a result, he sustained serious injuries and was confirmed dead by a Doctor on arrival at the hospital. Suspect: Abbati Mohammed ‘M’ 28yrs Deceased: AlhajiAbdullahiAbubakar ‘M’ 58YRS
Exhibit: One Knife”, the command said.
He further stated that ” On 05/01/2020 at about 1400hrs, information was received by the Police that, one Hassan Adamu ‘m’ 19yrs old, of GoniKachallari area Maiduguri stabbed one Alhaji Abu Bukara.k.aLagoda ‘m’ of custom area Maiduguri to death at West-end area of Maiduguri, allegedly over a debt of N5,500.00 the deceased could not settle. He equally stabbed one Mohammed AlhajiMohammed before absconding from the scene. Alhaji Abu Bukar was certified dead by a medical doctor on arrival at state Specialist Hospital.Suspect: Hassan Adamu ‘m’ 19yrs old Deceased:Alhaji Abu Bukar ‘m’a.k.aLagoda Exhibit: One Knife”
DSP Edet said ” Between 07/02/2020 and 10/02/2020, seven (7) suspects were arrested on different occasions, and at different locations for armed robbery in dwelling houses and in tricycles (kekenapep). The suspects admitted the commission of the crime.
Suspects: Exhibits: a) A tricycle with body no. Y-42 b) Two Handsets c) Two Knives d) Two toy guns e) Fake military camouflage trousers”
“Cattle rustling: Following incessant rustling of domestic animals by suspected terrorists and other criminal gangs, the Command’s SARS operatives spread tentacles with a view to apprehending those culpable. The efforts paid off hence, between 10/02/2020 and 12/02/2020, six (6) suspects were arrested at Subdubura in MagumeriLGA and in Maiduguri Metropolis. Though the suspects denied being members of any terrorists’ sect, they admitted buying the cows frompeople. Exhibits: 12 rustled Cows
On THEFT/RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY, DSP said “Based on complaints from members of the public, Intelligence-led covert operations led to the arrest of Twelve (12) Persons (between 01/02/2020 and 12/02/2020) for the offence of theft of properties namely: Handsets, Electric Generators, Cigarettesand Clothes. During interrogation, the suspects confessed to the crime Exhibits Recovered:1.)Large cache of assorted handset (2.) One electric generator 3.) Forty (40) rolls of Cigarett (4.) Thirteen bundles of wrappers”
“CASE 3: On 07/02/2020 at about 0930hrs, one AdamuAdamu of Bolori 1 was arrested at Umar BNKhatab Masjid mosque, Bulunkutu Maiduguri for stealing 15 copies of Holy Quran. The suspect confessed to the crime.
CASE 4: On 23/02/2020 a team of RRS arrested two (2) suspects, Ali Gambo, and Abba Mallum riding in a tricycle with body number, K119 for snatching a handset from one Muhammed Bashir.
EXHIBITS: 1.) 1 Handset 2.) A tricycle with body number K119$, he further said.
He said “MPERSONATION AND ATTEMPT TO COMMIT FELONY TO WIT CHEATING – 2 CASES CASE 1: On 11/02/2020, one Abdullahi Al-Amin ‘m’ impersonated a DSS personnel with intent to defraud one BulamaGrema ‘m’ of Moronti ward Maiduguri and one Fatima Bosuma ‘f’ of the sums of One Hundred Thousand Naira (N100,000.00) and One Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira (N150,000.00) respectively. He was accordingly arrested and will be charged to court at the conclusion of investigation.”
“ARREST OF NOTORIOUS FRAUDSTER: On 17/02/2020, One Musa Isa (Cameroonian) was arrested at Muna Garage IDP camp by SARS operatives following a tipoff, for defrauding members of the public by sharing to them some cards tagged, “JERETCHADSABILLILAHI” and collecting N200.00 from each person under the guise that foodstuff will be supplied to them. Exhibits: 1.) A large quantity of the fake cows: 2.) Cash sum of N15,000.00,” the police further said.
Covid – 19 ; FMC Yola suspends visiting hours, pegs one relative per patient
COVID-19: FMC Yola Suspends Visiting Hours, Pegs One Relative Per Patient
The Periscope reporter
TheFederal Medical Centre (FMC) Yola, has suspended the visiting hours to the hospital. It has also reduced the number of patient relatives to one relative per patient.
This is contained in the press release Tuesday, signed by the chief information officer of the hospital Adamu Muhammad Dodo,
Dodo revealed that the measures taken were “in compliance with the directives from the Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN), with a view to controlling the spread of Corona Virus Disease; COVID-19.
1. All visits by the patient relatives have been suspended till further notice.
2. Only one patient relative is allowed to stay with a patient on admission.
“The management of the hospital wishes to remind members of the public to observe regular hand washing with soap and clean water, use of hand sanitizers where soap and water are not readily available, observe social distancing, avoid handshake and crowded places and observe personal hygiene
“These measures will be reviewed as the situation improves,” the hospital management assured.
COVID -19; Borno NUJ commends BOSG steps in preventing the virus
Covid 19, Borno NUJ commends BOSG steps in preventing the virus
By Madu Mohammed, Maiduguri
The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ ) Borno Chapter has commendad the Borno State government for taking a swift action to prevent out break of Corona virus disease in the state.
The NUJ in a statement signed by its secretary, Alhaji Mohammed Ibrahim said *”Wworthy of note is the setting up of high powered Response Team for the prevention and control of Covid-19 as well as provision of state of the art facilities for testing, isolation center and intensive care unit among other restrictive measures to keep the public safe. ”
The Union however calls on the government to provide more artificial respiratory machines to complement the ones on ground for use and as precaution in the event of any suspected case.
NUJ Borno Council assures government and people of the state of adequate and accurate coverage as well as timely information on prevention and control of corona virus.
The statement equally calls on journalists not to publish any alleged case on Covid-19 without confirmation from the Response Team or the Commissioner of Health in the state and be cautious while covering issues relating to the pandemic by using personal protective equipment.
“We also implore the public to be prayerful for an end to the global pandemic and remain law abiding in the face of restrictions by the government on social distancing including personal hygiene.*, the NUJ stated.
Adamawa CP directs DPOs, Area Commanders to enforce public compliance with preventive measures on COVID -19
Adamawa CP directs DPOs, Area Commanders to enforce public compliance with preventive measures on Convid-19
By Baba Yakubu Yola
Adamawa State Commissioner of Police, Mr Audu Madaki, has directed Divisional Police Officers and Area Commanders to ensure public compliance within their areas of jurisdiction of all legitimate orders given by government to contain the Convid-19 pandemic.
The directive was contained in a statement by the Adamawa Command Spokesman, DSP Suleiman Yahaya, who said that the commissioner also warned against unnecessary arrest and detention of suspects.
“Against the backdrop of the Covid-19 (coronavirus) global health threat and the subsequent social restriction orders imposed by governments at all levels, to enable its containment, the Commissioner of Police, AUDU A MADAKI , while enjoining citizens to voluntarily adhere to the orders, directs all DPOs and their supervising Area commanders to ensure that all legitimate orders given in pursuant to the containment efforts by the Government are strictly enforced within their areas of jurisdiction.
“The CP while urging officers to observe personal safety measures, further directs the Area commanders and DPOs to ensure that cases of unnecessary arrests and detention of suspects are not condoned.
- “He reiterates that detention of suspects must be reduced to the barest minimum and that only very serious cases such as terrorism, armed robbery, homicide and other non-bailable offences should warrant detention. The CP further directs that adequate measures be put in place to screen persons to be committed into police custody.
“The CP enjoins citizens to avoid social visits to police stations and other police offices and minimize official visits, except where absolutely necessary. Meanwhile, the CP has ordered for immediate publicize phone numbers of it’s Command Control Room, Area Commanders and Divisional Police Officers (DPOs) and other Operational Commanders using the conventional and non- conventional media in order to facilitate alternative interacting and reporting options between the Public and the Police.”
The statement also announced the closure of all Police Primary and Secondary schools in the state in compliance with Federal Government directive, adding that the Police Medical Services has also step up sensitization programmes across Formations and Barracks in the Command.
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