Two suspects have been arrested by the Jigawa State Police Command for harbouring a notorious armed robber and kidnapper in Gumel Local Government Area of the state.
Spokesperson of the command, ASP Abubakar Isah, who disclosed this in a statement on Monday, December 18, 2023, said the suspects, Abdullahi Salisu Gawo and Garba Bulama Audu, serves as cyclist and laundry man to the fleeing kidnapper.
According to the PPRO, the kidnapper is on the Command’s wanted list.
“On 13/12/2023 at about 0700hrs, a team of Policemen attached to Sule Tankarkar Police Station succeeded in arresting one Garba Bulama Audu 'm' age 40yrs, Abdullahi Salisu Gawo 'm' age 30yrs all of Tseme Fulani Settlement Gumel LGA for harbouring notorious armed robber and kidnapper who happened to be on top of the Command’s wanted list,” the statement read.
“On interrogation separately, one of the suspect disclosed to us that, he serves as a cyclist (Okada rider) to the suspected armed robber/ kidnapper whenever he arrives in the village while the other one revealed that, the said wanted kidnapper usually brought his caps to his laundry room, as he specialized on washing caps.”
Meanwhile, effort is being intensified to arrest the fleeing suspect.