Upon receipt of complaints by one Pastor Davies and several residents of Mabushi area of FCT, IGP Ibrahim K Idris directed the Intelligence Response Team IRT to track and apprehend the culprits terrorizing the FCT and environs to book.
IRT Operatives immediately launched a massive manhunt against the robbers and eventually on 22/5/17, one of the gang members, Lawal Peter, 25yrs old was arrested with one of the stolen Infinix Hotnote Phone. Suspect Lawal Peter confessed to the armed robbery and led IRT Operatives to their hideout in Mabushi FCT Abuja where the following gang members were arrested;
Emmanuel Adole,26yrs old,a native of Otukpo Benue State who Sold the stolen camry of the Pastor for 400k, Ojuma Onoja,24yrs old,a native of Kogi State who was in posession of 2 robbed phones and a gold wrist watch belonging to the Pastor, Danjuma Mohammed,30yrs old, Dickson Uche,21yrs old,a native of Abia State and Ali Abdul,24yrs old,a native of Kano State.
They were all arrested in Mabushi FCT Abuja. All suspects confessed to several armed robberies in Abuja and led IRT Operatives to Akwa Ibom and Cross Rivers States on 27/5/17 where the Following gang-members were also arrested; Friday Emmanuel 28yrs, Akaninyena Etukdo 32yrs, Ikechukwu John 32yrs and Joe Effiong 28yrs. One Samsung Galaxy, one Infinix Hotnote, one Nokia phone, a gold wrist watch and Toyota Camry 2010 model belonging to the Pastor and 6 other stolen cars were recovered from the robbers.