A suspected armed robber and cultist has been arrested by the police in Kaduna State.
The Kaduna Police Command Spokesman, Mohammed Jalige disclosed this in a statement on Sunday 9 May.
Jalige said the Command acted on credible intelligence received from a good Samaritan through the DPO Kabala West on 8 May at about 7: am, which led to his arrest.
“We were reliably informed that a suspected armed robber responsible for terrorising and dispossessing unsuspecting commuters of their valuables on Nnamdi Azikwe Expressway, Kaduna, was sighted at a usual spot.
“On getting a hint of the situation, the operatives of the command swiftly swung into action, carefully traced the location, and succeeded in apprehending the suspect.”
He said that the suspect hails from Dekina LGA in Kogi and lives in Karatudu Unguwan Romi, Kaduna.
“We recovered in his possession 92G Elite Centurion Baretta Pistol loaded with six rounds of 9mm ammunition,” Jalige said.
According to Jalige, the suspect confessed to being a member of the Black Axe cult group.
“The operatives have expanded investigation with a view to arresting other members of the gang and recover their operational weapons after which the suspect would be charged to court,” he added.