Zaria Community apprehends a hardened armed robber in day light


By; SANI ALIYU, Zaria.
Residents of Nagoyi Area in Zaria Local Government of Kaduna State has successfully arrested one of the armed robbers that have been terrorising the area for a very long time and handed him over to Divisional Police Headquarters in Zaria City.
According to the residents, the hardened armed robbers and two of his accomplices stormed the area at about 10.30 am on Sunday and used a master key to gain entrance into one of the houses where they meet a lady and demanded she give them the key to the vehicle at a gun point.
While dragging with the lady, she raised alarm and immediately the neighboring residents ran to rescue the situation as they overpowered the hoodlums, one of them was arrested and a pistol was discovered on him while the remaining two suspects escaped.
According to an eye witness, the unlucky suspect told them he came from Bauchi State this morning and met them at Kofar Doka  and they boarded a tricycle to Nagoyi to carry out their missions and luck ran out of them, particularly himself.
He said many people saw them but never suspected they unto any mischief
The area is famous for incessant robbery attack just as on Saturday night one of the residents was robbed on his way home at about 10.30pm.
The suspect is currently under investigation in Zaria City with a view to getting information of the whereabouts of the remaining two who escaped.
At the time of filing this report the Police was yet to comments on the incidence as they are said to be busy on the investigation.


  1. It is clear now that people have confidence in NIGERIAN POLICE FORCE. In the past, such criminal would have been killed by people. We pray such confidence should continue in all our communities.


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