100 of us, raided and abducted the Yauri FGC Student — Bandit

    54 offenders and suspects were paraded yesterday by members of the Department of Force Intelligence’s Intelligence Response Team and the Police Special Tactical Squad. The suspects were detained for a variety of crimes, including murder, gun running, armed robbery, and kidnapping. raided.

    One of the suspects, Auwal Abdullahi, has admitted to being involved in the kidnapping of a number of students from Kebbi State’s Federal Government College in Yauri. After that, the pupils were brought to the Dansadau Forest in Zamfara State.

    “After being apprehended, he admitted to being involved in the June 17, 2021, student abduction. He did this in coordination with one Kachala Dogogide of Dansadau Forest, Zamfara State, who was the gang leader who led roughly 100 men to the school for the raid.”

    During the offenders’ parade, ACP Muyiwa Adejobi, the Force Public Relations Officer, revealed that a gang had been captured and discovered to be in possession of counterfeit currency.

    “92 different firearms, 760 live rounds, 14 exhibit vehicles, one forged document, 120 magazines, two IEDs, one suicide belt, and cash sums of fake currencies totaling 970,000 US dollars were recovered by the valiant operatives of DFI-IRT and DFI-STS,” the statement reads.

    The Force PRO provided specifics of the activities, saying, “On August 8, 2023, our personnel arrested two people in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja: Abdulmalik Abdurrahman from Kano State and Umaru Musa from Kaduna State, while acting on credible intelligence.”

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    Their massive 970,000 US dollars in possession led to suspicions of counterfeiting, which ultimately led to their arrest.

    During questioning, both people freely admitted to being part of a counterfeit money scheme.

    “They said that they had purchased the counterfeit US dollars from a supplier situated in Lagos State for a total of 250,000 Naira each. As we speak, our workers are getting closer to their supplier.

    In a similar vein, the IRT carried out a second, extremely successful operation that led to the capture of five main suspects in the abduction of Diego Tanner, a Swiss national.

    “This regrettable episode happened on May 30, 2023, when Mr. Tanner was kidnapped and then freed following the payment of a 2000 euro ransom.

    “The Nigeria Police Force’s ICT apparatus was utilized by the IRT operatives, who are relentless in their pursuit of justice, to apprehend all five of the primary suspects in the abduction case that was previously mentioned.

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    “This operation resulted in the recovery of crucial evidence, including a single-barrel gun, falsified paperwork, phony gold-plated bars, and an iPhone 12 belonging to the victim, in addition to the detention of the suspects.

    He went on, “On August 12, 2023, during an operation, D STS operatives obtained crucial intelligence regarding banditry syndicates wreaking havoc in Gus and its surrounding areas in Zamfara State.”

    “Quick thinking and decisive action resulted in the capture of Jabbi Nasani and Zayyan Muhammad, who are both significant providers of weapons and ammunition to these outlaws.

    “Four AK-47 rifles, five AK-47 magazines, three fake AK-47 rifles, and seventeen rounds of live 7.62mm ammunition were found during this operation. Court charges have already been filed against the suspects.

    Another noteworthy operation was the 35-year-old Lamido Wakili’s arrest on September 7, 2023, at around 10 a.m. This operation was conducted in Taraba State’s Jomaku Village, Karim Lamido LGA, in response to reliable intelligence.

    “We are actively working to bring the remaining suspects to justice, and we will not give up. Following the completion of our thorough investigation, Lamido Wakili will be charged legally.

    “Our dedicated operatives acted swiftly based on credible intelligence and arrested Suleiman Ibrahim, popularly known as Chairman Lolo, aged 40, in Rijani village, Kaduna State on September 27, 2023,” he continued.

    “One AK-47 weapon with breach number 56360611624X16, fourteen rounds of live 7.62mm ammo, and a unique blue Bajaj motorcycle were found by the police during this operation.

    “On August 24, 2023, DFI-STS agents detained three suspects, Emmanuel Ikechukwu (50), Ibrahim Isah (40), and Bijji Ruwa (35), for their roles in gun smuggling and providing weapons to bandits in another noteworthy case. Their actions were based on vital intelligence.

    Three brand-new pump-action rifles, 107 live bullets, and three single-barrel rifles were taken from the suspects during the operation.

    Since 2021, these people have been engaged in this illicit trade. Following the completion of the inquiry, charges will be brought.

    Additionally, on September 7, 2023, at around 10:30 a.m., watchful agents of the DFI-STS obtained vital information that resulted in the 35-year-old Abdullazeez Muktar Giwa’s capture in Kaduna State.

    Giwa has a significant stake in the trade in car snatching of stolen automobiles. During this operation, a number of stolen cars were found. These included a white Toyota Corolla with registration number MKA 483 TA, an ash-colored Toyota Camry with registration number XRZ 210, a silver-colored Toyota Corolla, and a unique blue-colored Toyota Hilux van.

    “At this time, Abdullazeez Muktar Giwa is actively assisting the investigative team by offering crucial information that will facilitate the capture of his associates involved in these illegal activities.”

    Additionally, he stated, “A Toyota Corolla was reported stolen on August 6, 2023, around 8:00 p.m. from its original location behind the NYSC Camp in Kubwa, Abuja.”

    “With important intelligence at their disposal, the DFI-STS agents promptly responded to the report by launching an investigation to find the stolen car.


    “The stolen Toyota Corolla was successfully located at a hidden location in Ado, which is located within Karu LGA of Nasarawa State, as a result of their investigative efforts.” Not only was the stolen Corolla recovered during this operation, but a 2014 Ford Focus was also discovered nearby, which is quite remarkable.The victim feels relieved and at peace now that the Toyota Corolla has been returned to its original owner, Mrs. Bridget Ekwerugbe. Legally speaking, the thief suspect has been charged and lodged in court.

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