NPF secures conviction against armed robbery suspects

IGP praises judiciary, FIB-IRT Inspector General of Police (IGP), Usman Alkali Baba, praised the achievements of the investigative units and tactical squads of the Nigerian Police Force for several convictions recorded in cases investigated and charged in various courts across the country. . The main case is the investigation, prosecution and conclusion of a criminal conspiracy and armed robbery case by the Force Intelligence Bureau Intelligence Response Team (FIB-IRT) Abuja, held in the Zuba High Court which is currently in the Gwagwalada High Court. Division, on January 6, 2022. Police spokesman Muyiwa Adejobi said that the particular case began on the night of August 23, 2016, when the four suspects, namely; Tochukwu Uwalaka, Gideon Igbabo, Miracle Amaechi and Jamil Abdulsalam tricked their victim’s 10-year-old daughter at gunpoint into her home in Abuja’s Kuje district. He said: “After that, the suspects attacked the victim and her family with dangerous weapons and took valuables, which included a 2006 Xterra Jeep, a 2008 Toyota Camry, 2 HP laptops, phones, a digital camera, cash sum of N200,000, jewelry and other valuables. “The matter was transferred to the FIB-IRT where the operatives quickly apprehended one of the suspects who led them to his three accomplices. “The Honorable Justice Ebong, after hearing the evidence of the prosecution, the defendants and respective witnesses, affirmed the guilt of the defendants and sentenced the suspects to death by hanging for the crimes of criminal conspiracy, robbery armed robbery, breaking and entering and assault in contravention of the provisions of the Robbery and Firearms (Special Provision) Act 2004 and the Penal Code Act.” MEANWHILE, the IGP has praised the judiciary and FIB-IRT under the leadership of Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Olatunji Disu and the tenacity of the operatives to ensure justice in the matter and to continue the operational successes skillfully. proceedings, which has led to the conviction of the suspects. It also reaffirmed the commitment of the Force leadership to ensure that all matters reported to the police are properly followed up until a conviction is obtained in the courts of the competent jurisdictions. Read More Related News Here Do you have an opinion about this; NPF secures conviction against armed robbery suspects | Newslodge Nigeria News Let’s hear it in the comment below