Notorious armed robber arrested in Kano
Mahmud Ibrahim, a 26-year-old notorious armed robber terrorising Kano state and environs, has benn arrested by Operatives of the Nigerian Police.
DSP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, the Spokesman of the Kano state command, stated this in a statement issued to newsmen.
He said the suspect was arrested at Kurna Babban Layi Quarters, Dala Local Government Area.
He explained that police on Monday succeeded in arresting the suspect after they have received a distress call that an armed robber with a gun attacked a house located at Kuyan Ta’inna Town, Kumbotso LGA, Kano State.
According to the him, the team immediately swung into action and with the help of members of the community, arrested the suspect in possession of a pump action rifle.
He said the suspect sustained injuries while attempting to escape and was rushed to Murtala Mohammed Specialist Hospital Kano, where he was treated and released to the police for investigation.
Kiyawa said the suspect confessed to have committed series of armed robberies alone for over two years in Kano and Niger States.
“The case was transferred to the Criminal Investigation Department for investigation. Suspect will be charged to court upon completion of investigation,” the statement said.
The state Commissioner of Police, CP Sama’ila Shu’aibu Dikko, thanked the good people of Kano State for their continuous support and cooperation.
He urged residents to continue to pray and report incidences to the nearest Police Station and not to take laws into their hands.
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