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The Deputy Inspector General of Police, DIG, in charge of training and manpower developments, Emmanuel Inyang, has vowed that the Police would not recruit armed robbers and cultists in ongoing recruitment exercise by the force.
A Federal High Court, Lagos, on Monday, dismissed a suit by confessed kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans, against the Police, seeking to recover 25 trucks.
A suspected notorious kidnapper and armed robber, Godwin Onyebuchi, also known as Papa G, has been nabbed by the operatives of Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Imo State Police Command. He was reportedly arrested in his hideout in a polytechnic hostel.
The High Court sitting in Lafia, Nasarawa State capital, has sentenced a police sergeant, Vincent Manu, to death for unlawfully killing a businessman, late Stephen Anakwe, and labelling him an armed robber.
The Enugu State Police Command said that it had arrested a suspected armed robber, who specialized in snatching tricycle, popularly known as “Keke Napep’’ within Enugu metropolis.
The Zamfara State Police Command said on Sunday it had killed a notorious kidnapper, arrested eight others and recovered arms.
Taraba State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Dave Akinremi, has said men of his command shot and killed a suspected armed robber in Bali local government area of the state during the general stop and search operation conducted on Saturday.
Niger State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of five policemen in connection with the alleged shooting of a villager, Ezekiel Aliyu, in the Munya Local Government Area of the state .
The Police in Cross River on Wednesday killed an unidentified teacher who was among a four-man-robbery-gang that raided shops along Goldie-Mount Zion in the Calabar-South area of the state capital.
Detectives attached to the Lagos State police command have arrested a suspected armed robber, who disguised as a lunatic to maim innocent persons.
A 28-year-old armed robbery suspect, Gambo Musa, has denied being an armed robber, saying that he only sold Indian hemp, some of which was found in his home.
An armed robber died from his partner’s bullet during a foiled robbery attack on one Francis Chibueze, along Bakery road, Azikoro village, Yenagoa.
The former Inspector-General of Police, Mike Okiro, has revealed why the Nigeria Police Force set up the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).
A 25-year-old suspected armed robber and cattle rustler, Ibrahim Umar, says he acquired an AK47 rifle for N470,000 to aid his cattle rustling operations.
The 6 Division, Nigerian Army, Port Harcourt, says the “Exercise Crocodile Smile 2” operational activities within the Division’s Area of Responsibility (AOR) is achieving result after its flag off.
The Police Service Commission (PSC) has approved the dismissal of a chief superintendent of police (CSP) who shot, killed and planted a gun on a civilian in Enugu state.
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