A 23-year-old lady, who is a member of a three-man armed robbery and kidnapping gang, has been arrested by the police. The other gang members are Nuhu Fulani, 32, and Yahaya Muhammed, 26. A police statement said they were arrested by the IGP Intelligence Response Team (IRT) and Technical Intelligence Unit (TIU) on 15 March, 2017 in Zaria, Kaduna state. Items recovered from them are one (1) AK 47 Rifle, one locally-made pistol, thirty rounds of live ammunition, Samsung S6 phone (belonging to their last victim) and charms.
“The gang has been on the wanted list of the Nigeria Police Force for some time now. In the course of investigation, they admitted to be responsible for some kidnappings and robberies on Zaria-Kaduna Expressway in Kaduna state.
The last suspect Aisha Bature 23 years is the wife of the gang leader and it was in a toilet in her house that AK 47 rifle fully loaded with ammunition was recovered”, a police statement said.
The police said the suspects confessed to the crime and others they had been involved in. “They were equally identified by some the victims,” police said. Police adds investigation is ongoing to arrest the other members of the gang still at large.”