Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.


Police arrest wanted fraudster, 12 others in FCT

04 June 2015, 07:58

Abuja - The police in the FCT have arrested a suspected fraudster and member of car theft syndicate on its wanted list, Anjuguri Manzah, police spokesman in the territory, has said.

The suspect was among 12 other suspects presented to newsmen at the command on Wednesday.

Manzah said operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) arrested the fraudster on May 28 at Gwagwa, adding that one Honda car with registration number YAB227AA was recovered from him.

He said the command recovered seven guns, one other stolen car, 18 Samsung cell phones, eight television sets among other items from the suspects.

Also read: Police kill two suspected cattle rustlers in Delta

The FCT police said that the arrest and recovery were made in the last three days of May.

The other 12 suspects were arrested in connection with armed robbery, cattle rustling, burglary, and shop breaking among others.

Manzah quoted the Commissioner of Police in the territory, Wilson Inalegwu, as commending the public for assisting the command with useful information that had helped in effecting the arrest and recovery. 



Read News24’s Comments Policy

Comment on this story
1 comment
Comments have been closed for this article.

Read more from our Users

Nigeria @ 56: Words to my green f...

A leader’s job is not to dictate, but rather to be respected, admired and be a trustee, of the land we love, with so much potential, a land which should be freer than free. Its still a long way to fufilling our destiny! Read more...

Submitted by
Isaac Asabor263
Recession: An opportunity for Nig...

The recession should be seen as an opportunity for the country’s promotion as long as we all collectively conduct ourselves in a patriotic manner, writes Isaac Asabor.  Read more...

Submitted by
Black and White

We want to imitate the whites in everything because we are ignorant of our inherent originality and content. We spend all our Naira to acquire his inventions because we so oblivious of our natural endowments that we allow him have it for free. Read more...

Submitted by
Nate Nat
Adamawa State University Mubi: A ...

ADSU integrity forum has accused the Sunday Joshua Wugira, a lawyer, of adopting unorthodox tactics by abusing his privilege by attacking the integrity of ADSU Vice Chancellor Dr. Moses Zira Zaruwa, writes a News24 reader. Read more...

Submitted by
Abdulsalam Jubril
My Country Nigeria (Part One)

Poetry by Abdulsalam Jubril.

Submitted by
Abdulsalam Jubril
Recession, dearth in leadership a...

Every leader has the opportunity to become great and making himself immortal in the lives and hearts of people for generations to come. Will Mr. President seize this opportunity?, questions Abdulsalam Jubril. Read more...