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Police arrest six suspected armed robbers in uncompleted hospital building in Abuja

Six suspected armed robbers have been arrested by the Federal Capital Territory Police command in an uncompleted hospital building which is a marked black spot in Utako village.

FCT Police Public Relations Officer, SP Josphine Adeh said the suspects have been identified as Basara Hassan ‘m’ 41, Daniel Charles ‘m’ 27, Adamu M Oshiaka ‘m’ 32, Chancy Asidi ‘m’ 38 and Saliu Al Hassan ‘m’ 24. They are all from neighbouring states bordering FCT.

The statement added; “A locally made pistol, two (2) live cartridges and wraps of substances suspected to be marijuana were recovered from the suspects. Further investigation about the recovered ammunition led to the arrest of one Yusuf Iliyasu a.k.a Tablet, who is an ex-convict and the syndicate leader.

“While the investigation is ongoing, the Commissioner of Police FCT, CP Benneth C. Igweh, psc, mni, wishes to assure residents of his unwavering commitment to make Abuja a hell for criminals and to ensure the safety of all.

“He equally urges residents to report suspicious activities through the following emergency lines; 08032003913, 08061581938, 07057337653, and 08028940883; PCB: 09022222352”.

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