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Operatives attached to the intelligence Department of the Kogi State Police Command have arrested the duo of Timothy James 38 years and Comfort David 44 years both of Zaki-Biam, Benue State who specialises in robbing POS attendant.
According to a Statement signed by the Command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP William Ayah said the suspects robbed their victim one Jammai Maryam Bashir 23 years of the sum of fifty thousand, two hundred Naira (N50,200) at her POS business point along Cemetery road, Lokoja at about 0945hrs.
He said “They deceived the victim under the guise of performing deliverance and thereafter robbed her.
“The victim immediately after regaining consciousness raised the alarm that led to the arrest of the duo at Nataco on their way to Abuja and recovered the sum of forty-three thousand, two hundred naira (N43,300) from them. Efforts are ongoing to arrest other members of the syndicates.
“The suspects confessed to the crime. They further confessed that they robbed in Jalingo, Makurdi, and Otukpo.
According to the Police Public Relations Officer the Suspects will be arraigned in court on completion of the investigation.