Police in Nasarawa State Arrest 7 Suspected Armed Robbers

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The Nasarawa State Police Command has arrested seven suspected armed robbers that had been terrorising residents of Karu and Mararaba communities.

The Public Relations Officer of the command, Mr Idrisu Kennedy, stated this in a statement issued in Lafia on Wednesday.

The statement said that one of the suspect, Adeji Ocheme, was arrested at the weekend in Masaka after he snatched a bag containing N105,000 from a woman.

It also said that two other suspects were arrested at Gudi over alleged robbery and snatching of a Toyota Corolla saloon car belonging to a resident of Kubwa, Abuja.

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Items recovered from the suspects included two AK47 rifles, 17 rounds of live ammunition, vehicle plate numbers, one laptop and an ash coloured Toyota Corolla saloon car.

The statement appealed to the public to assist the police with useful information to enable it track down criminals in the state.

It said information provided by the public would be treated confidentially to protect the informant.

It urged the public to be vigilant and report suspicious individuals in their localities, adding that security of lives and property was the responsibility of all.

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