The Directorate of State Security, DSS, in Kano busted a syndicate of Bank Customers’ robbers.
The State Director Alhassan Muhammad, disclosed that the “DSS has bursted syndicates that trails Bank customers in Kano to rob them”.
Mohammed explained, while briefing newsmen recently in Kano, that the criminals had been terrorizing the people of the state for the past three years.
He named the suspected ring leaders of the syndicate as, Abubakar Umar, 30, Abubakar Suleiman, 38, and Ya’u Abubakar, 35.
According to him, the suspects were apprehended after they snatched a motorcycle and robbed the owner of N300,000, which the victim had withdrawn from the bank on that faithful day.
“We got them around Jaen Quarters in Kano metropolitan area, at a house after breaking the motorcycle and stealing the money.
“Our investigation revealed that, for the past three years, these suspects have been operating in Kano, Kaduna, Katsina, Maiduguri and other states,” he said.
Muhammad revealed further, that the service had already stationed its officers to ensure that they arrest the remaining members of the syndicate.
He added that the service would hand them over to the police for prosecution after completing investigation.