CITIZENS COMPASS – Borno State Police Command under the watch of the Commissioner of Police, CP Yusufu Mohammed Lawal psc, on Friday, January 19, 2024, said it has made some arrests and recovered some exhibits.
The spokesman for the Command,ASP Nahum Daso Kenneth disclosed this in a statement.
Among the arrests were; Rape by fake herbalist on Christmas Day at about 1700HRS.
“A case of rape was reported at Monguno Police Division, that on the same date at about 1400HRS, one Isiyaku Adamu 23yrs who paraded himself as a herbalist lured two girls aged 13yrs and 14yrs inside their room under the guise of casting evil spirit and then inserted his right hand finger inside their vagina. The case is under investigation, the suspect will be prosecuted in court. “
The Command also foiled a robbery attack by a suspected Malian group; “On the 16th January, 2024 at about 2030HRS, Police Rapid Response Squad (RRS) while on a routine patrol, received a distress call at Moduganari area that unknown persons suspected to be Malians in a tricycle marked 3035 with REG NO. GBL 242QA, snatched a Techno T9 Handset from one Alhaji Mohammed while riding his bicycle. The team swiftly responded and gave the tricycle a hot pursuit. The suspects abandoned the tricycle and the snatched handset. The tricycle has been recovered as an exhibit; investigation is ongoing to arrest the fleeing suspects, “
The spokesperman also said, “On the 15/1/2024, at about 1900HRS based on a tip off, Lamisula Division arrested five suspects namely Abubakar Ali, Nasiru Suleiman, Idrisa Alkali, Musa Shettima who conspired and stole one tricycle with REG NO. BG 6638 which was previously reported stolen at Baga road area of Maiduguri, the tricycle has been recovered and investigation is ongoing to arrest two fleeing suspects at large.
“On the 15/1/2023 at about 1450HRS, one Isyaku Alhaji Ibrahim of Pompomari-by-pass reported to Police Area Command Metro that on the 14/1/2024 at about 22HRS, his personal vehicle, Honda discussion continue with REG NO KWA 656 AE, Golden Colour parked at Pompomari housing estate, Maiduguri got missing, investigation further led to the arrest of five suspects; Haruna Abubakar 16yrs, Sale Musa, 13yrs, Ali Musa Umar 15yrs andAbacha Mohammed, 17yrs, all of Federal low cost. #The suspects later confessed to the crime. The vehicle has been recovered and case will be charged to court.”
He said the Command reiterates its commitment of ensuring safety and security and also advised the good people of Borno state to be vigilant and report any suspicious activities to the nearest police station or avail themselves with the following emergency contacts 08068075581, 08069941935.