Police arrest robbery kingpin in Kano

Police anti-robbery squad in Kano has arrested an alleged notorious armed robber, Idris Garba-Kemi, popularly known as “Goje,” in Birnin Kudu, Jigawa.

The command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Magaji Majiya, disclosed this when he presented the suspect to journalists at the command’s headquarters in Kano on Wednesday. He said the suspect was nabbed on Tuesday after an exchange of gunfire with the operatives of the anti-robbery squad in Birnin-Kudu.

He said Goje had been wanted in connection with a recent robbery operation in Bichi Town, where he escaped arrest after the operation. He said the suspected robbery kingpin was trailed to Birnin-Kudu Town where he was caught chatting with his girlfriend, with six guns found after searching the suspect’s residence.


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