Following the arrest of two brothers robbery gang who specialize in snatching Taxi from Cab operators in the FCT, CP Musa Kimo has advised taxi drivers in the Federal Capital Territory to be vigilant and alert when picking passengers.
He noted this while receiving security brief from the Divisional Police Officer Asokoro, CSP Aisha Yusuf on the arrest of the two brothers.
The suspects Solomon Manger 26 years and Isaac Manger 22 years of Koti, Kwande Local Government Area, Benue State were arrested on Thursday 24th August 2017 at about 9:20pm by Police operatives attached to Asokoro Division on pin-down at Abacha Barracks overhead bridge en-route Kuruduma village.
The arrest followed a report that on Wednesday 23rd August 2017, at about 9pm the duo had robbed one of their victims of his black Honda Accord car.
The suspects who operate between Wuse to Kuruduma village via Abacha Barack Bridge were nabbed by eagle-eyed Police operatives after their fresh attempt to snatch another car from a cab operator whose services they engaged from Wuse Zone 2 was foiled by the police team.
Following their arrest, the suspects confessed to have sold a Honda Accord car they had snatched a day before the arrest for N40, 000 to their cohort who is currently on the run.
Meanwhile, the black Honda Accord with reg. no. AW 11 YAB has been recovered and the owner contacted.
The suspects will be transferred to the Command Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for discreet investigation and possible prosecution.
DSP Anjuguri Manzah
Police Public Relations Officer
FCT Police Command, Abuja.
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