Borno police command parades 59/suspects for human trafficking, kidnapping, raping, burglary, theft, vandalization, others
By Madu Mohammed, Maiduguri
The Borno state police commissioner, CP Abdu Umar has paraded 59 suspects for various offences of human trafficking, kidnapping, raping, vandalism, burglary, theft, others
Briefing newsmen at the Police headquarters, Maiduguri on Thursday, the Borno state police commissioner, CP Abdu Umar said in continuation of their efforts to rid the state of crime and criminality, during the period under review 58 suspects were arrested for involving in 16 different cases
He said was arrested for trafficking in person and abduction of a 46 year old , Nsa Hensewa was arrested in connection with abduction and trafficking of $ children named Mustapha Abdullahi (m) 7yrs, Abdullahi Mustapha (m) 5yrs and
Hajara Alhassan (f) 3yrs.
” Between 5/8/2022 and 6/8/2022, the above named person who claimed to have come to Maiduguri from Lagos abducted the above victims at Yan Nono area Bulumkutu and Monday Market area both within the Maiduguri metropolis. While taking them away to Lagos for an ulterior motive, she was arrested by eagle eye police operatives at the Borno Express Terminus Maiduguri. Suspect on interrogation confessed to the crime and revealed that she was sent with the sum of five hundred thousand naira (N500, 000) by one Lady ‘B’ at petroleum housing estate Lagos for a motive she claimed is known to the said Lady ‘B’ who is being trailed for arrest. The sum of four hundred and ten thousand naira (N410, 000) which was part of the five hundred thousand naira (N500, 000) said to be collected by the suspect from the said Lady ‘B’ (at large) was found on her.”, the CP said.
Items recovered included sum of four hundred and ten thousand naira (N410, 000) cash.
Also paraded for kidnapping area -Abdu Isah (m) 22yrs, Musa Haro (m) 25yrs, Wada Hassan (m) 20yrs and Saleh Bukar (m) 36yrs for kidnapping a woman in hawul local government area of the state.
CP Umar further said ” On 17/5/2022 at about 1700hrs, the above named suspects were arrested at Galadima forest in Hawul LGA by the Police in collaboration of local hunters for kidnapping some victims sometime in February, 2022 and collected a ransom of one million naira (N1, 000, 000) before releasing them. The suspects in rigorous interview confessed to the crime and admitted sharing and squandering the loots search of their hideout in the forest led to the recovery of the above weapons which were the implements of the crime.
EXHIBITS: recovered 3 dane guns
3 cutlasses and One knife
Also arrested one Jibrin Alh. Kyari (M) and mar Nasiru (M) arrested for conspiracy,vandalism and theft.
” On 16/7/2022 at about 0800hrs, following a tip-off from a reliable source that, an electric Elepac Generator, donated by a Non Governmental organization resident in Saudi Arabia, for use by Jajeri community Maiduguri was stolen, on receipt of the information, tentacles were spread by crack Operatives, the above suspects of Jajeri ward Maiduguri were arrested in connection with the crime, suspects on interrogation confessed to the commission of the crime, led detectives to the recovery of the stolen Elepac Generator. Investigation towards unveiling their past atrocity is on progress.
25 suspects were also arrested for criminal conspiracy, theft in dwelling house and receiving stolen items are Husseini Mohammed (m) 18yrs,, Adamu Ibrahim (m) , Tanko Musa (m) 26yrs,, Umar Abubakar (m) 22yrs, Mohammed Abubakar (m) , , Sale Mahmud (m),, Ahmadu Usman (m), , Abubakar Mohammed (m),, Adamu Hamidu (m),
Mohammed Abba Koromi (m) 22y, , Mohammed Sabo Ahmed (m) 2yrs,Kabiru Gaji (m) 18yrs,
Others includes Abdullahi Idris (m) 18yrs,and, Audu Mohammed (m) 25yrs, Salim Abubakar (m), Umar Yunusa Alias Bamaiyi (m) 22yrs, Chidera Chukwudi (m) 19yrs, Abdulkadir Ibrahim (m) 31yrs, Abubakar Riski (m) 20yrs, Mohammed Umar (m) 19yrs, Sani Abubakar (m) 21yrs, Tahir Jibrin (m) 25yrs, Wakil Garba (m) 20yrs, Tuja Umar (m) 18yrs and Nura Mohammed (m) 25yrs – receiver