Kebbi state Police Command has arrested and paraded twenty six suspected criminals for commiting various crimes in the state including a member of a notorious armed robbery gang operating along Bena – Mairairai road in southern part of the state.

Addressing newsmen at the Command’s Headquarters, the State Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Magaji Kontogora, said the command also apprehended a housewife suspected to have murdered her husband in Birnin Kebbi area of the state.

Magaji Kontagora said, the armed robbery gang robbed and attacked one Tasiu Magaji Kassalle, shot one Mikail Ibrahim dead and made away with their motorcycles, four bags of fertilizer and the sum of one thousand, nine hundred and fifty naira (N1,950).

He said, on reporting to the police, detectives swung into action, trailed and arrested one of the gang member, Muhammed Lawali aka Kaska.

Upon interrogation, the suspect confessed to the crime and one single barrel gun and matchet were recovered from him.

Similarly, the Commissioner of Police said, the command has apprehended a housewife suspected to have killed her husband, one Barrister Attahiru Ibrahim at Aliero quarters area of Birnin Kebbi metropolise.

According to him, the police received a distress call from one of the neighbours, Habibu Isah claiming he heard strange noise from one of the houses in the quarters.

The Commissioner of Police stated that, when Police operatives arrived at the scene, they met the man in pool of blood and was confirmed dead by a doctor.

He explained that, the police discovered his wife, Farida Abubakar from where she was hiding and was arrested and interrogated.

CP Kontogora said, the woman would be charged to court after investigation.

Abdullahi Tukur