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Driver who slit couples throat, stole ATM Cards, Phones arrested

Operatives of the FCT Police command have arrested the driver who murdered an elderly couple, Adebolasz Ezekiel, 80 years and his wife Abiodun Ezekiel, 79 years in their residence in Apo legislative quarters, on 1st April 2024, at about 11 pm.

Nigeriacrime.com gathered that the suspect was trailed to, and arrested in his hideout in Obajana, Kogi state, after committing the grievous crime

FCT Police Commissioner, CP Benneth Igweh made this known in Abuja on Friday adding that discreet investigation commenced into the criminal offence when it was reported

“The investigation led to the arrest of one Jonathan Marcus, a former driver to the deceased couple.

“The suspect freely confessed to have gained access to the house on the same date, slit the deceased throat and made away with the phones and ATM cards of the couple.

“Suspect will be charged to court soon”.

“Similarly, on 11th April 2024 following a tip-off, police operatives from Mabushi Division arrested two suspects namely; Sadiya Abubakar and Mohammed Jibrin while they were discreetly conveying the corpse of one Bilkisu Mohammed

“The deceased had earlier visited the house of her supposed boyfriend, one Abbas Ramalan who eventually travelled to Kano and left her in the care of the above-named female suspect.

“The deceased allegedly fell ill and was given non-prescribed drugs by Mohammed Jibrin which led to her death.

“Both suspects are in custody undergoing interrogation and will be charged to court at the conclusion of investigations.

“On 6th April 2024, police operatives from Utako divisional headquarters in a well-coordinated operation, arrested nine (9) armed robbery suspects.

“The suspects are Chukwuemeka Oputa, aka Pounds and Dollars 38 years, Rafael Dav 28 years, Thomas Akange 38 years, Adekunle Desmond 41 years, Ogundipe Ayotunde 38 years, Alexander Kingsley aka Tampolo 29yrs, Moses Hassan aka Kpalasa 28 years and Apollo Danjuma 54 years

“During interrogation, suspects freely confessed to being part of an armed robbery gang responsible for a series of robberies and other heinous crimes in FCT.

“Four (4) locally fabricated AK 47 rifles, Three (3) locally fabricated cartridge rifles, one (1) English pistol, one (1) Dane gun, three (3) live rounds of 7.62mm ammunition, one (1) live round of 5.56mm ammunition and an empty cartridge was recovered from the suspects. Suspects will be arraigned in court soon.

“On 9th April 2024 at about 1100pm, Police operatives on routine crime prevention patrol at Durumi IDP Camp intercepted three (3) suspected armed robbers namely Ali Isuwa, Mathew Yohanna and Ahmed Mohammed

“They were arrested in possession of one English-made pistol and a Mazda Vehicle with registration Number RBC 117 EV.

“Suspect who confessed to the crime will be charged to court at the conclusion of the investigation

“On 7th April 2024, at about 4 pm, following the report of the theft of a phone at An-Nur Mosque in Wuse 2, police operatives from Maitama Division swung into action by activating the tracking of the phone which led the operatives to a location in Wuse, where the phone was recovered in an apartment

“The apartment housed five (5) suspects namely; Ibrahim Adamu, Muhammed Isa, Abdul Ussaini, Abdulgafar Sidi Muktar and Muhammed Ya’u

“They were arrested with twenty-seven (27) other phones believed to have been stolen from innocent residents.

“A Mercedes Benz C300, black without Reg No. and other valuables was also recovered from them. The suspect will be charged to court at the conclusion of investigation.”

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