The Kebbi State police command on Tuesday arrested two male suspects with a human skull concealed in a traveling bag.
The state’s commissioner of Police, Ibrahim Kabiru, made the disclosure while addressing newsmen in Birnin Kebbi on Tuesday.
He said the suspects were intercepted by a patrol team in Wasagu Local Government Area of the state, identifying the suspects as Sunusi Haruna and Monde Wande.
Kabiru also told newsmen that nine suspected kidnappers and robbers had been arrested by the command.
He said the police command recovered six cars and six motorcycles that were ostensibly snatched from their victims.
The police commissioner alleged that one Mohammed Jafaru stabbed a commercial motorcyclist, who he hired, and made away with the motorcycle.
He said the crime was committed in Jega, Jega Local Government Area of the state nine days ago, where he hired the commercial motorcyclist, Arzija Mohammed, to covey him from the market to school of Health Technology, Jega.
“On reaching the outskirt of Jega town, the suspect brought out a knife and stabbed him to death and made away with the motorcycle.”
He said the police in Jega division arrested the suspect and recovered the motorcycle.
The police boss explained that a member of a notorious car theft syndicate, Ahmad Abubakar, a resident of Maiyama Local Government Area was also arrested sequel to intelligence report.
He said the the suspect was arrested and the car recovered from him, while five accomplices were arrested along with him.
”The command also apprehended one suspected kidnapper, Hantsi Gambo, a resident of Magawata in Bena/Wasagu Local Government Area for kidnapping Maryam Emmanuel and her baby from their house.”
Kabiru explained that the suspects would soon be arraigned in the court after police investigations.
The Police Commissioner alerted members of the public to be aware of tricks being deplored by unknown people on the website to those seeking for employment as well as fraudsters seeking their ATM and BVN numbers.
”I advise the public to always contact their financial institutions on receipts of such messages to avoid being victims,” he said.(NAN)