Operatives of the Intelligence Response Team at the Force Intelligence Bureau (FIB/IRT) of the Nigeria Police have arrested four persons suspected to be armed robbery kingpins terrorizing Shendam area and other neighbouring communities in Plateau State.
The Force Public Relations Officer, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, stated this in a statement on Sunday in Abuja, the nation’s capital.
The suspects, all natives of Shendam in the State were arrested by the security operatives following several complaints from residents about the activities of the gang in the locality.
From intelligence gathered, the gang was also alleged to have robbed many people and pharmacy outlets in the town, during which a pharmacist identified as Ibrahim Babawuro in Shendam community sustained gunshot wounds.
Among the items recovered from the crime scene included one AK47 assault rifle and some assorted ammunition.