The Nigeria Police Force who arrested a police sergeant and three others accused of robbing the residence of the Deputy Governor of Jigawa State, have paraded the suspects.
A dismissed sergeant of the Nigeria Police Force attached to Jigawa state police command, Sani Danjuma, has been arrested for leading a robbery squad to attack a guest house in Kano metropolis belonging to the deputy governor of Jigawa state, Barr Ibrahim Hassan Hadejia.
According to reports, the dismissed officer served guard duty in the said guest house while in active service of the force and thus conspired with three others to attack the house carting away a BMW posh car valued at N11m and some undisclosed amounts of cash.
The suspects disarmed the police officer stationed at the guest house.
Spokesperson of the state police command, SP Magaji Musa Majia who paraded the suspects before newsmen, said the guest house was attacked on Sunday, 18th March, at 9:30pm.
“An information through a good samaritan was disclosed to the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) in Kano that armed robbers with dangerous weapons attacked the guest house of the deputy governor of jigawa state located along Okashatu close off Hadejia road where they attacked the policemen on guard duty and confiscated one AK47 rifle with the rifle No: 26594 loaded with 30 rounds of live ammunition,” he said.
Majia said upon the receipt of the information, the state Police Commissioner, Rabi’u Yusuf immediately ordered the Anti-Robbery Squad to swing into action, which led to the eventual arrest of the suspects.
The arrested suspects have all confessed to the crime and have led detectives to their hideout where the loaded rifle belonging to the police officer and the BMW posh car and other dangerous weapons were recovered.