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21 Suspects were arrested for possession of illegal firearms



By Enekorogha Godbless

Umar Mamman Sanda, who is the commissioner of police in Bauchi state, promised to arrest criminals with the possession of illegal firearms to secure the lives of law-abiding citizens in the state.

This was made known to newsmen by the Command’s PPRO, Ahmed Wakili. According to him, the suspects were arrested following the Rapid Response Squad of the Command led by the RSS commander as a previous offence of the activities of Sara Suka criminals.

The criminals were arrested on 04/04/2022 at Unguwar Hardo/Unguwar Mahaukata within the metropolis at about 2115hrs where the criminals injured some persons and jeopardized their properties in the area.

According to the report, 20 of the hoodlums were arrested in line with the crime including Usman Aliyu alias Walada aged 20 years of Yakubu wanka behind Zanwa; Hamza Yusuf alias Walke, aged 20 years of Yakubu Wanka behind Zanwa; Muslim Yakubu alias Tandu aged 20 years of Yakubu Wanka behind Zanwa and Usain Musa alias Ababa.

It was also gathered that Abdullahi Idris, alias Virus; Huzaifa Yakubu alias Babba; Usman Idris alias Dan Bala; Musa Alhassan alias Engineer; Abubakar A. Abubakar alias Uka; Abdullahi Musa alias Danfulani and Abubakar Isah alias Orji; Isma’ili Hassan alias Bature; Uzaifa Ibrahim alias Dan-Nau; Yusuf Bala alias Ba-aske; Yakubu Musa alias Jahili; Sa’idu Ismail alias Nazifatu; Aliyu Abdullahi alias Ballu; Haruna Mohammed alias Maifachi; Haruna Adamu alias Baki; Sulaiman Idris alias Gandu; Nasiru Sale, alias Baba and Umar Musa, alias Kefas were arrested along with the criminals.

The PPRO disclosed that they recovered the following items from the criminals after the arrest was made, one Tecno mobile phone, four cutlasses and two knives.

The Commissioner of police instructed that the suspects should be charged to court immediately.