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Two university student arrested for armed robbery in Benue

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Two college students of Joseph Sawuan Tarka College, (previously referred to as the Federal College of Agriculture) Makurdi, have been arrested for armed theft.

 

Benue police command stated the suspects recognized as Sapele Nice and Hakem Adi, had been arrested final Wednesday, June 15, 2022, by a crew of detectives.

 

In keeping with the State Command Public Relations Officer, Catherine Anene, the suspects had, in early April, damaged right into a home at New GRA, Makurdi, and made away with debit playing cards, telephones, and different belongings.

 

Objects recovered from the suspects embody one locally-made pistol loaded with 9 rounds of 6mm stay ammunition, eight telephones suspected to be stolen, one digital surprising machine, 18 SIM playing cards of various networks, one  United Financial institution for Africa cheque e book belonging to Agasha Philemon Assume and different digital units suspected for use for web fraud.

 

The assertion learn; 

 

“The Commissioner of Police deployed a crew of detectives to path and arrest the suspects however the suspects, who knew that they had been being trailed, took to their heels till June 15, 2022, when two of the suspects; Sapele Nice and Hakem Adi of various addresses in Makurdi had been arrested.

“These suspects confessed to being cultists, armed robbers, and fraudsters. The investigation is ongoing to arrest different suspects concerned.” 

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