Kano businessman arrested for conspiring with 2 others to rob friend

Kano businessman, Sunusi Yusuf, and his two accomplices who conspired to rob his friend, Nura Ibrahim of N2. 9 million

Police operatives in Kano have arrested one Sunusi Yusuf who conspired with two other persons to rob his friend Nura Ibrahim of the sum of N2.9 million from a Kano-based businessman.

The two other accomplices of Yusuf who were arrested by the police are Sunusi Abubakar and Nasiru Ibrahim.

Kano Police Command spokesman, Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa in a statement on Wednesday said the three suspects conspired to rob Ibrahim while he was trekking from his residence to his business place on October 6.

He said they acted on the knowledge that the businessman had some money with him as provided by Yusuf.

On how the robbery was executed, the Kano police Command spokesperson said, “On October 6, a report was received from one Nura Ibrahim of Kankiya Village, Garko LGA, Kano that while on his way to Kaduna for his business, he was ambushed and attacked on his way at Garko LGA when trekking from his residence to the main road and was robbed the sum of N2,900,000:00 leaving him with inflicted injuries on his head.”

On receipt of the report, the victim was rushed to Garko Hospital and a team of Policemen led by Divisional Police Officer (DPO) Garko Division was mobilised to the scene.

He further stated that intelligence-led operations led to the arrest of a suspect; Sunusi Yusuf (25) a friend who does the same business with the victim.

“Having known that the friend had a large sum of money in his possession, conspired with two armed robbers, attacked him with clubs and robbed the money.

” The sum of N611,000:00 and six empty shells of AK-47 Rifle were recovered from them. The case will be charged to court upon completion of the investigation,” he added.

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