Operatives of the Force Intelligence Bureau – Special Tactical Squad/Tactical Intelligence Unit (FIB-STS/TIU) have arrested two suspects in connection with armed robbery, kidnapping, illegal possession of prohibited firearms, and criminal conspiracy.
The suspects, identified as 35-year-old Abdulrahman Ba’u and 50-year-old Ahmadu Umaru, were arrested on Sunday, May 29, 2022, in Taraba State.
According to the Force Police Public Relations Officer, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, the suspects were arrested in possession of one locally-made revolver gun, military camouflage uniforms, three rounds of live ammunition, three swords, and hard drugs suspected to be Tramadol and Rafenol.
The suspects confessed to being responsible for the string of kidnappings and banditry operations in Taraba, Gombe, and Adamawa States- including the kidnapping of one Malam Wanzam of Iware Village in Taraba State, he said.
Meanwhile, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, psc (+), NPM, fdc, has charged operatives of the Force at various levels to embrace the use of native intelligence, and information and communication technology (ICT) driven approaches to combat the trend of crime and criminality that seem to defy traditional patterns of policing.
IGP Baba also assured that all criminal elements will surely meet their waterloo at the hands of law enforcement agents.
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