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Kaduna police nab robber with multiple ATM cards


The Police in Kaduna State have successfully apprehended a suspected armed robber and one accomplice found in possession of multiple Automated Teller Machines cards.

The arrest was confirmed by the Police Command’s Public Relations Officer, ASP Mansir Hassan, in an interview with NAN in Kaduna on Monday.

Hassan stated that the arrest took place on Sunday following a complaint filed by the victim.

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The police spokesman recounted the incident, explaining that the robbery suspect and two accomplices intercepted a complainant and her son in the Kawntaresha area in Sabon Gari, Zaria, and forcibly took their valuables.

“On her way home with her son, three unknown persons with daggers and a sharp knife attacked them and injured her son. The suspects robbed her of a handbag containing her ATM card, phone, and cash, the amount of which is yet to be ascertained, and other valuables,” Hassan detailed.

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He added that the preliminary investigation led to the arrest of one suspect in the Muchiya area of Sabon Gari, Zaria.

The suspect was apprehended with a long knife, and during questioning, he confessed to criminally conspiring with two others, who are still at large, to commit the alleged offence.