The FCT Police Command has assured residents that, while the COVID-19 lockdown is still emplace, adequate security measures have been deployed to protect lives and property in the Federal Capital Territory.
This is contained in a statement signed by the FCT Public Relations officer, Mr Anjuguri Manzah in Abuja.
According to the statement, the Police operatives from Garki Division on Saturday 4th April, 2020, acting on intelligence raided a criminal hideout around Gimbiya street and arrested one Mohammed Mosco 40 years, Sanusi Sani 22years and Yakubu Lawal 28 years all male.
Preliminary investigation revealed that the suspects pose as scavengers to rob unsuspecting members of the public of their phones and other valuables.
Exhibits recovered from the suspects include 12 mobile phones, 1 cutlass, 5 jack knives, 1 pair of scissors, 1 belt puncher, 2 army camouflage hats, 1 POS machine, packets of cigarette and cash sum of N29,255.