Kingsley Nwezeh in Abuja
The FCT Police Command weekend arrested 12 suspected looters along Gosa-Lugbe axis.
A statement issued by the command said the suspects were arrested during a joint patrol at an estate in Gosa while attempting to escape with looted items.
The suspects are Abubakar Hassan, 32; Jibirin Musa, 19; Mohammed Mohammed, 19; Abdul Ibrahim, 18; Shamsudeen Idris, 25; Yusuf Mustapha, 28; Mohammed Yusuf, 18; Shaibu Usman, 38; Abubakar Salisu,19; Haruna Bello, 35; Sadiq Musa,18; and Abu Lawal, 18.
The statement signed by Spokesperson of the command, ASP Mariam Yusuf, said the suspects would be arraigned in court upon conclusion of investigation.
“While enjoining residents to remain law-abiding, the command wishes to reiterate its unwavering commitment to the protection of lives and property within the FCT”, it said.