17 July 2017

Nigeria: How We Terrorise Jogana Community - Robbery Suspect

Kano — A suspected armed robber, Yusuf Umar, 30, has explained how a six-man robbery syndicate he belongs to has been terrorising Jogana community in Gezawa Local Government Area of Kano State.

Umar is among the 13 armed robbers arrested by the police while on operation along Hadejia Road, recently.

The notorious robber told Daily Trust that their main operation point was Government Girls' Secondary School Jogana's junction, along Kano-Hadejia Road.

The suspect revealed that: "We operate in connection with one Amadu Mohammed of Kankan village in Gezawa. He is an auto mechanic and is very helpful to us because we launch attacks together.

"As a mechanic, when Amadu is called for any repairs and he notices some valuable items in the car; he will simply communicate to us and give us details of the owner and the car. We will then organise ourselves and plan on how to attack our victim."

The suspect, who was arrested wearing a fake army uniform, claimed that the uniform was given to him by other members of the gang who were at large.

But when asked where they got the uniform from, Umar simply kept mute.

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