Three cattle rustlers have been arrested and two fabricated locally made guns, two cows recovered from them by the police in Adamawa State.
Spokesperson of the State Police Command, DSP Suleiman Nguroje, who discllosed this in a statement on Tuesday, October 12, said the suspects were arrested by operatives attached to the State Intelligence Bureau and Vigilante members of Pulaku Association while on intensive surveillance patrol along Mayo-Belwa and Fufore local government areas to ensure safety and security.
Nguroje named the suspects as Ahmadu Usman, 27, a resident of Wuro Gombe, Mayo- Belwa local government, Umaru Jauro Bobbo, 20, a resident of kauramai village, Mayo- Belwa local government and Umar Sahabo,22, a resident of Gengle village, Mayo-Belwa local government.
“The suspects specialises on cattle rustling particularly from areas of Kabillo,Karlahi, Yadim and Chigari villages of Fufore LGA were apprehended with two cows while on their way to deliver them to notorious receivers in Cameroon Republic,” Nguroje stated.
“The Commissioner of Police, Mohammed Ahmed Barde, who talked tough on the border cattle rustlers; however, directed State intelligent Bureau (SIB) and Divisional police officers(DPOs) to checkmate such criminal activities in their areas and apprehend them.” he added.
CP Barde further directed that the matter be discreetly investigated and called on members of the public especially those around the boarder areas to report men of suspicious character to police officers.