The operatives attached to the intelligence Department of the Kogi State Police Command arrested the duo of Timothy James 38 years and Comfort David 44 years both of Zaki-Biam, Benue State who specialises in robbing POS attendant, Nigerian Tribune reports.
DSP William Ayah the command public relations officer in a press statement issued on Friday said the suspects robbed their victim one Jammai Maryam Bashir 23 years of the sum of fifty thousand, two hundred Naira (N50,200) at her POS business point along Cemetery road, Lokoja at about 0945hrs.
“They deceived the victim under the guise of performing deliverance and thereafter robbed her.”
“The victim immediately after regaining consciousness raised the alarm that led to the arrest of the duo at Nataco on their way to Abuja and recovered the sum of forty-three thousand, two hundred naira (N43,300) from them. Efforts are ongoing to arrest other members of the syndicates.”
“The suspects confessed to the crime. They further confessed that they robbed in Jalingo, Makurdi, and Otukpo.”
“Suspects will be arraigned in court on completion of the investigation,” the statement added.