Police arrest soldier, 19 others for armed robbery, theft in Gombe

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Map showing Gombe state. Photo: Worldatlas

The Gombe State Police Command said it had arrested a soldier attached to 301 Artillery Regiment Gombe for allegedly armed robbery and 19 others for various offences.

Mr Muhammad Mukaddas, the State Commissioner of Police, told newsmen in Gombe on Thursday. that the soldier was arrested on Wednesday along Tabra Village via Gombe Bye-pass.

According to him, the suspect has confessed to the crime and will soon be charged to court for prosecution.

“The police from Gombe Division arrested one Ojobo Sunday, a Private soldier attached to 301 Artillery Regiment Gombe in a case of armed robbery.

“The suspect boarded a commercial motorcycle Bajaj boxer, asked the motorcyclist Abubakar Garba that he wanted to make a phone call.

“At the point he…



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