Security experts, others kick as IGP disbands IRT, STS
Some security experts and officers have kicked against the disbanding of satellite offices and bases of the Intelligence Response Squad (IRT) and Special Tactical Squad
Police nab wanted kidnap kingpin 'Commander Yellow'
The Nigeria Police Intelligence Response Team has arrested most wanted kidnap kingpin, Bello Audu, also known as Commander Yellow, whose gang had been terrorising Abuja-Kaduna-Kano Expressway. 40-year-old Yellow has been on the police watch list for armed robbery, murder, rape and kidnapping for a long period of time until he was picked up by IRT…
Police bust international arms syndicate, recover rifles, others
The persistence of operatives of the Intelligence Response Unit (IRT), Special Tactical Squad (STS), Police Mobile Force, Counter Terrorism Unit and the Special Forces attached to Operation Puff Adder has resulted in the dismantling of an international arms syndicate.
Four IGP squad members attacked by hoodlums in Ogoja
Four policemen attached to the Inspector General of Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT), were last Wednesday attacked by armed thugs at the Ogoja Town in Cross Rivers State, when they attempted to recover a Toyota Sienna space-bus from a notorious car receiver. The attack left them with severe machete injuries. It was gathered that…
Police IRT not disbanded, am still in charge, says Kyari
The Inspector-General of Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT) has not been disbanded, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) in charge of the unit, Abba Kyari, has said. Kyari told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Friday that the clarification became necessary in view of IRT’s reported disbandment in the social media. He said…
Facebook user allegedly defrauds dozens posing as Atiku’s aide
A masters degree holder, Aminu Ahmed Yerima, has been arrested by operatives of the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Special Intelligence Response Team (IRT) for allegedly defrauding over 50 persons on Facebook, posing as an aide to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar. It was gathered that Yerima, a native of Jada Local…
Police arrest six notorious bank robbers
The Inspector-General of Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT) has arrested six suspected notorious armed robbers responsible for bank robberies, car snatching...
Police arrest nine notorious robbery suspects in Abuja
The Nigeria Police High Command has arrested nine notorious armed robbery suspects, allegedly terrorising the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. Stolen cars and other operational tools were recovered from them.