Police in Benue State have arrested three teenage robbers who specialize in breaking into the homes of their victims during the day in Makurdi.
The suspects were paraded at the weekend at the state Command Headquarters, where the Commissioner of Police, Bashir Makama said the robbers were arrested in the Wadata Area of Makurdi town.
He said “The gang comprising, Aondokura Terngu, 15, Denen Tyonenge, 14, Tersoo Jigba,14, and Emmanuel Onaji, 16 years were arrested by men on township patrol.
“The suspects have confessed to be responsible for breaking into people’s homes during the day and carting away valuables when the owners were not around.
“In the course of the operation at Pika Mbasur village in Gboko, also our men arrested a 28-year-old Mbajime Magh who was parading himself as a military personnel in uniform.
“Further search was conducted on the suspect and some items including one camouflage, pair of black military boot, a pair of Tetron uniform and one camouflage vest. were recovered from him.”