Aljan: Most Wanted Armed Robber Nabbed by Kano Police

Aljan: Most Wanted Armed Robber Nabbed by Kano Police
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  • Two Tricycles, Five Motorcycles Recovered

Sani Muhammad Sani 

A wanted notorious Armed Robber who has been terrorising some parts of Kano State has been arrested by the Kano State Police Command. Spokesman of the command DSP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa has revealed Sunday.

Aljan is on the wanted list of Kano State Police Command for series of Armed Robberies he was suspected to have masterminded. 

The suspect Sabitu Ibrahim, popularly known as “Aljan”, 18 years old, of Kaburma, Yan Daddawa, Dawakin Tofa LGA, Kano State was arrested in possession of a Tricycle with Reg. No. GRR77QA and KAROTA No. KMC 1106.

On investigation, the suspect confessed to have conspired with one other person, attacked a Tricycle rider at Dorayi Quarters, Kano by using a cable wire, attempted to strangulate and kill him, but he escaped with serious neck injury while they made away with his Tricycle which was found in the possession of the suspect. 

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Discreet investigation also led to the arrest of one Abdullahi Suleiman, 28 years old, of Gwale Quarters, Kano state and Abubakar Muhd, 21 years old, of Hausawa Quarters, Kano. 

The Suspects confessed to have bought parts of the robbed Tricycle from Aljan, while another Tricycle with Reg. No. FGE212QX and KAROTA No. 4636 KMC was found in their possession.

Sustained Puff-Adder Operations conducted further led to the arrest of Muhd Saidu, 31 years old, of Gobirawa, Yan Yashi, Kano, Abdullahi Tahir, 35 years old, of Kofar Ruwa Quarters, Kano, Five Motorcycles suspected to be stolen were recovered from them. 

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On further investigation the suspects confessed that the Motorcycles were stolen. 

Investigation is in progress. Anyone that identifies either his Tricycle or Motorcycle should contact; 08105359575 or report to the Public Relations Office of Kano State Police Command for identification.

The Commissioner of Police, Kano State Command, C P Sama’ila Shu’aibu Dikko urged residents to report incidences to the nearest Police Station and not to take laws in to their hands. 

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Rigorous Patrol and raids of criminal hideouts will continue throughout the State to complement “Operation Puff Adder”. 

In case of emergencies or enquiries, the Command can be contacted via; 08032419754, 08123821575, 08076091271 or log in to the “NPF Rescue Me” Application available on Play Store.   


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