The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command has said that it arrested five armed robbery suspects in Abuja last Wednesday.
Police spokesperson, ASP Yusuf Mariam stated in a statement on Sunday that the suspects were arrested by operatives of the police force around Wuse following a distress call that they were robbing their victims.
Mariam said the suspects confessed to being responsible for criminal activities along Wuse axis.
She said: “The suspects are Sanusi Ibrahim 20years, Salim Umar 19years, Kabiru Umar 19years, Shamsudeen Rabiu 20years and Ibrahim Shehu 19years.
“Exhibits recovered from them are eight wristwatches; five Ipads; five laptops; twenty-five ID and ATM cards; thirty-three sets of gold and silver jewelleries; thirty UAE Dirham; three thousand (3,000) CFA; one hundred South African Rand; twenty-five thousand Naira; three cutlasses and one sword.
“The suspects will be arraigned in court after investigation.”