Police Foil Armed Robbery Attempt, Recover Ammunition In Jigawa

The men of the Nigeria Police Force in Jigawa State says it has foiled an armed robbery attempt and recovered live ammunition at Shafar forest in Ringim Local Government area.

Spokesman of the command ASP Lawan Shiisu Adam disclosed this to DAILY POST.

He said the incident happened on Thursday at 0427hrs when a combined police patrol team from Jahun Division, Ringim Division and Vigilante Group of Nigeria sighted unidentified Suspected Criminals riding on a Motorcycle along the Jahun and Ringim areas.

He said when the unidentified suspects noticed that all the roads were blocked by the police, they decided to divert into a forest.

Shiisu said the patrol team pursued the criminals who escaped into the bush.

He said the Joint patrol team cordoned the forest and live ammunition, motor/motorcycles were recovered.

“During the operation, the following items were found abandoned by the suspects; twenty-three (23) 5.56mm live Ammunition, twenty 0.9mm (20) live Ammunition, one (1) 7.62mm live Ammunition, three empty magazines of different rifles, one Kasea Motorcycle red in colour with reg no. QA 493 GRK, one iron pinch bar and a head veil were recovered from the forest” he stated.

The Police spokesman said efforts were on to get the suspects arrested.

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