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Police arrest 19 over assault on Bauchi safety committee members

The Bauchi State Police Command on Saturday disclosed that 19 thugs, popularly referred to as Sara suka, had been arrested by its operatives in reference to final Saturday’s assault on members of the State peace and safety committee, generally known as Yan Committee, at Kofar Dumi.

DAILY POST had reported on Tuesday that six of the Yan Committee members sustained various diploma of accidents within the connect through which their Toyota Hilux van and one other automobile belonging to a Juma’at mosque within the space had been set ablaze by the hoodlums.

The command’s Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Mohammed Ahmed Wakil, had confirmed the assault to DAILY POST, including that a number of the hoodlums had been arrested.

In a press launch he made obtainable to journalists in Bauchi on Saturday, Wakil disclosed that 19 hoodlums had been arrested by the police.

“On the 14/11/2020 at about 1313hrs data obtained from dependable sources that some hoodlums about twenty in numbers went and attacked workplace of committee safety members (‘Yan Committee) positioned at Kofar Dumi Bauchi and burnt their Hilux van, whereas six of the safety committee members sustained numerous diploma of accidents and so they had been rushed to Bauchi State Specialist Hospital for therapy.

“On receipt of the grievance, Commissioner of Police (CP) charged the tactical crew of the Command to arrest perpetrators.

“The crew led by Commander RSS swung into motion and carried out sequence of raid at prison hideouts, flashpoints and black spots,” the PPRO, a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) said.

In keeping with him, the command’s tactical crew arrested the next suspects in reference to the crime: Mubarak Hashim; Umar Ibrahim, aka Dan Kwaram; Khalid Ibrahim; Yahaya Ibrahim; Mohammed Sani, aka Mai Laya; Abdulmajeed Muktar, aka Dila and Abubakar Dahiru.

The police spokesman said that Mustapha Muhammed, aka Maidala; Suleiman Suleiman, aka Babaji; Muktar Abdullahi, aka Junior; Naziru Jibrin, aka Grap; Musa Bala, aka Military; Abubakar Bala, aka Gashi; Isiyaku Adamu, aka Na Malama; Nazir Isma’ila, aka Ola; Abubakar Sanusi, aka Abba; Adamu Ahmad, aka Ado; Rabi’u Umar aka Rabson and Bashir Yahaya, aka Basho, had been additionally arrested.

“All suspects talked about above will probably be profiled and charged to courtroom instantly,” Wakil said.

In one other improvement, the police spokesman mentioned {that a} gang of 9 armed robbers, whose ages vary between 18 and 22, had been arrested for theft at Gudum Hausawa and IDC Zango areas of Bauchi metropolis.

“On 18/11/2020 at about 0136hrs data obtained from Gudum Hausawa villagers that gangs of armed bobbers stormed into Gudum Hausawa and I.D.C Zango space of Bauchi on mob act.

“On receipt of the data DPO ‘D’ Division swung into motion and led a crew of patrol to arrest 9 suspects,” he mentioned.

These arrested, in response to Wakil are Ahmed Umar (22); Mohammed Danladi (20); Abdulsalam Ali (22);

Abdulmumni Zakari Ya’u (18); Umar Aliyu (21); Ibrahim Ahmed (21); Ahmed Adamu (18); Usman Yunusa (18) and Basiru Sabo (18).

The police spokesman additional disclosed that displays recovered from the suspects included 9 set of wrappers; 5 yards of Shedda; three laptops; one electrical iron; three set of cellphones and two Jincheng girls’ bike.

Additionally recovered from the suspects, in response to Wakil, had been the sum of N90,000 money; charms; seven cutlasses, one knife; jewellery and rings and one pair of shoe.

He added that the police are making effort to arrest different suspected members of the gang who escaped to unknown vacation spot.