Police High Command paraded 11 undergraduate students from Ambrose Ali University, Epkoma, Edo State on Wednesday over alleged cultism activities and 20 others over alleged high-profile criminal activities ranging from conspiracy, kidnapping to armed robbery in the country

Parading the suspects into Abuja, the Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, said the suspects had been arrested by the Inspector General’s Force Intelligence Bureau, Intelligence Response Team (FIB/IRT) staff. the police IGP led by its commander, Olatunji Disu, a Deputy Police Commissioner (DCP).

The FPRO, which was flanked by the commander of the FIB/IRT squad, DCP Disu, said all the suspects had been detained in different locations around the country and they all confessed to participating at different levels in the criminal activities for which they were charged. arrested.

Adejobi, who said the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Usman Alkali Baba, has declared an all-out war against cultism activities in the country’s educational institutions, said the undergraduate students were detained by the officers after credible intelligence information

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He explained that several incriminating objects, including weapons, were recovered from them, while their leader also provided useful information to the police about their activities.

The FPRO also paraded four suspects who allegedly respectfully murdered a retired Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in Bauchi State and a member of the Bauchi State House of Assembly.

He said all suspects were the murder of retired Divisional Police Officer DPO CS Garkuwa and an on-duty lawmaker Hon. Musa Mante of the State House of Representatives.

While the suspects said they killed the police officer after his retirement because he made life difficult and miserable for them by constantly looking for them, they also said they killed the late legislator and kidnapped his wives and children because they killed them. had not helped with money after making multiple requests for this.

The syndicate’s prime suspect is Hamishu Galadima 48 alias Kan Wuka and Abdulwahab Alhassan alias Emeka and Abdulwahab Ahmed alias Dan mama and Hamidu Saleh are kidnappers arrested by the IRT agents after intelligence reports on the kidnappings, armed robberies and criminal conspiracy against them filed by the natives of Dass LGA of Bauchi State.

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The FPRO also paraded three fugitive suspects who escaped from the Kuje Maximum Security Prison of the Nigeria Correctional Service NCS on Tuesday, July 5, 2022.

He explained that after the prison break and the subsequent release of the personal data of the fleeing criminals, with security forces being given corresponding orders to immediately re-arrest the fleeing detainees from the prison, the IRT charged its officers with the task leading until their arrest.

According to him, the suspects are Abdulrazak Isah (m 27) from Ondo State, living in Tafa Local Council Area of ​​Kaduna State, Danjuma Tanko (m 50) and Taofeek Alao (m 35), a computer systems analyst specializing in data analysis who also from the same area in Kaduna. .

“In his confession statement, he told the police team that he actually killed the alien and that he was 17 years old when he was sentenced to life imprisonment, even as a minor at the time of the incident.

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“He also told the police team that his escape from prison was due to the special treatment in terms of food and housing given to some other inmates, such as Boko Haram inmates, while the authorities are starving other inmates.

He also stated that he had served ten years in prison from the time of his imprisonment until the time of the escape at midnight on July 5, 2022.

He assured that all suspects still under investigation by the police will be brought to court for appropriate sanctions.


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