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Gunman Arrested In Kaduna Found With Serving Nigerian Brigadier-General’s Complimentary Card

The Nigeria Police Force, Kaduna State Command, has confirmed the arrest of a suspected gunman in possession of a complimentary card belonging to a Brigadier General of the Nigerian Army in a wallet also containing a First Bank ATM card amongst other items.

This was contained in a release issued and signed by the police command’s spokesman, ASP Mansir Hassan, on Tuesday in Kaduna.

The police said the command accomplished a big breakthrough in crime prevention and detection by apprehending an armed robbery suspect and recovering his operating weapon, an AK-47 rifle.

The command attributed the operatives’ success to acting on solid intelligence information obtained from the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) of Maraban Jos Division on March 24, 2024, at approximately 2030 h

The statement reads: “According to a report received from the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) of Maraban Jos Division, on March 24, 2024, at about 20:30 hours, acting on credible intelligence, police operatives arrested one Salim Aliyu, a 22 years old resident of Badarawa Kwaru in Kaduna North, Kaduna State in possession of one AK47 rifle with Breach No. 01585, along with three rounds of 7.62 x 39mm live ammunitions.

“Equally, other items recovered from the said suspect include; a Nigerian Immigration Service camouflage singlet and face cap, a sharp knife, a flier, a desert handbag, a wallet containing a First Bank ATM card, a complimentary card belonging to a Brigadier General of the Nigerian Army. During interrogation, the suspect, Aliyu confessed to being on a robbery mission to Maraban Jos.

“This successful operation underscores the Kaduna State Police Command’s unwavering commitment to maintaining law and order in the state”, the CP Ali Audu Dabigi, asserted

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