Men of the Abuja Police Command arrested a suspected armed robber at Berger, in the Quarry area of Mpape, on Saturday.
The arrested suspect by the name, Isah Akuboh, alongside his cohorts were about to steal a Lexus car, a concerned citizen quickly informed the police of their shady activities.
According to Josephine Adah, the FCT police public relations officer, their operatives pursued the fleeing miscreants and were able to arrest one, who was in possession of a locally made gun.
She further said that investigations are still ongoing to arrest the other members of his gang
“A gang of armed robbers tried to remove an unregistered Lexus car at Berger, Quarry, Mpape, but a good samaritan who reasonably suspected their demeanor alerted the police who swung into action.”
“Our operatives gave a hot chase to the fleeing miscreants, arrested one Isah Akuboh, and recovered one locally crafted imitation of an English pistol and three rounds of 9 X 19 mm parabellum ammunition.
“Investigation is ongoing, and effort has been intensified to apprehend members of the syndicate at large.”