By Luka Daniel (Bauchi),
Ten suspected Sara-suka political thugs terrorizing Bauchi State Metropolis have been apprehended by the Bauchi State Police Command.
The Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, DSP Kamal Datti Abubakar, disclosed this in a Press release circulated to journalists yesterday in Bauchi.
DSP Kamal stated that the arrest came following the ongoing operation by the Bauchi State Police Command to checkmate the activities of Sara-Suka and Political thugs in the State.
"The Command had during the last week arrested the suspects in connection with cases of Criminal conspiracy, Thuggery and Mischief". The PPRO stated.
He said the suspects include Hamza Abdullahi aka Mando “m” 23yrs gang leader, Tijjani Dahiru “m” 27yrs, Abba Abdullahi aka Dogon Yaro “m” 20yrs, Muslim Idris “m” 20yrs and Ibrahim Musa “m” 20yrs.
Others according to DSP Kamal are; Bashir Abubakar “m” 25yrs, Abdulrahman Mohammed “m” 22yrs, Munkaila Mohammed “m” 22yrs, Ahmed Adam “m” 20yrs and Umar Hassan aka Silli “m” 23yrs, all of Bauchi metropolis.
The Police spokesperson stated that, exhibits recovered from the suspects during the operation include: five cutlasses, one long knife, Seven (7) packets of Tramadol capsules 225mg and assorted charms.
The PPRO said, "Case is under investigation after which the suspects will be charged to court as soon as possible".
Kamal, called on members of the general public to cooperate and support the Police in the ongoing operation by giving useful information to ensure total crackdown on Political thugs and other forms of thuggery in the State.