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Police arrest suspected robbers in Kogi, 46 cultists in Edo

By Alemma-Ozioruva Aliu and Michael Egbejule, Benin City
27 January 2016   |   11:55 pm
Three months after their devastating robbery in Igarra that left not less than six persons dead including two policemen, six members of the dangerous armed robbery gang have been arrested in Okenne and Kaba in Kogi states by men of the Nigerian Police who acted on information and traced them from Edo to Kogi state.…

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Three months after their devastating robbery in Igarra that left not less than six persons dead including two policemen, six members of the dangerous armed robbery gang have been arrested in Okenne and Kaba in Kogi states by men of the Nigerian Police who acted on information and traced them from Edo to Kogi state.

The Police Public Relations Officer in Edo State, Stephen Osifo yesterday confirmed the arrest of the suspected robbers whose identities The Guardian gathered included Idris Shaibu, Daniel Moses, Audu Raman Simple, Abdulahi Isah, Jimoh Salau, Saliu Laisu and a native doctor. Others are said to be on the run as police continue their chase.

It was also gathered that 15 AK47 rifles, 40 rounds of Ak47 ammunition and 569 live ammunition and charms were recovered from the suspects.