Abdullahi Musa, a 21-year-old man, was arrested by the Kano State Police Command for leading a band of armed robbers to attack and loot his neighbor in the Yamadawa Quarters region of the state.
Musa and two members of his syndicate were among 51 suspected infamous armed robbers and drug traffickers arrested lately, according to the command’s spokesperson, DSP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, who revealed this in a statement on Tuesday, October 5.
Musa admitted to being the mastermind behind the armed robbery and led operatives to the arrest of two receivers of the robbed assets, according to the PPRO.
“On the 12/04/2021 at about 0500hrs, a report was received from a resident of Janbulo Yamadawa Quarters Kano, that Armed Robbers numbering about 4 trespassed into his residence, through the fence, broke the door of his room, stabbed him with a machete on his hand and knife on his chest,” he stated.
“They made away with, the following items; (i) HP Computer and Acer Mini Laptop (ii) Nova 4 (iii) Nlate 9 (iv) 2 GSM Handsets Huawei (v) Plasma LG TV (vi) 2 flash drives (v) other documents and a cash sum of One Hundred Thousand Naira (N100,000.00)
“On receipt of the report, the victim was immediately rushed to Murtala Mohammed Specialist Hospital Kano, where he was admitted and the Commissioner of Police, Kano State Command, CP Sama’ila Shu’aibu Dikko, fsi raised and instructed a team of Policemen led by SP Bashir Musa Gwadabe to arrest the culprits. The team immediately swung into action.
“After the arrest of the 51 suspected notorious armed robbers and drug dealers, the victim identified one Abdullahi Musa, ‘m’, 21 years old of same address with the victim
“On investigation, the suspect confessed that he spearheaded the armed robbery, and also led the operatives to the arrest of two members of his syndicate, (i) Umar Suleman, ‘m’, 20 years old (ii) Suleman Mustapha, ‘m’, 22 years old, all of the same address with the complainant and two receivers of the robbed properties; (i) Musa Sunusi, ‘m’, 26 years old of Dorayi Quarters, Kano, (ii) Garba Mohd, ‘m’, 32 years old, of Maidile Quarters Kano.
On discrete investigation, one of the receivers of the robbed properties, Garba Mohd further confessed that he transported about One Hundred Mobile phones to Niger republic
“Similarly, Musa Sunusi confessed to having bought Nine (9) Mobile Phones from the armed robbers. All suspects confessed to their offences and will be charged to court on completion of the investigation,” he concluded.
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