Police Nab Abuja Cab Driver for Robbing Female Passenger

Abuja-In its renewed effort to fight crime,the FCT Police Command has arrested one Sunday Ojo ‘m’ 32 years who hides under the guise of being a cab operator to rob and dispossess his unsuspecting passengers of cash and other valuables.


According to a statement by the Police Public Relations Officer, FCT Command, DSP Anjuguri Manzah, it was disclosed that on 12/04/17 at about 0225pm acting on report police operatives attached to Iddo Police Division following a discreet investigation arrested the above named suspect at his residence at Gbesa village for robbing his female passenger of the cash sum of Seventy Thousand Naira (N70,000), wrist watch and her ATM card, which was used by the suspect to withdraw One hundred Thousand Naira (N100,000.00) from the victim’s bank account.


According to the victim (names withheld), she boarded the suspect’s car along Airport road Lugbe but was diverted by the suspect to Jedo Estate Sabon Lugbe where he robbed her of the items stated above.


The suspect in whose apartment the victim’s wrist watch and SIM card was recovered has confessed to the crime and is helping the Police in its investigation.


In compliance with the directives of the Commissioner of Police FCT, CP Musa Kimo psc, the suspect has been transferred to the Command Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department for further investigation.

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