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3 arrested over attack on Nasarawa Dep.Gov’s convoy

Three suspects in connection with the armed robbery attack along Lafia Akwanga road involving the Nasarawa state Deputy Governor Dr. Emmanuel Akabe have been arrested.

Commissioner of Police in the State Mr. Bola Longe announced this while addressing newsmen in Lafia.

Bola Longe stated that the suspects who were arrested at the Nassarawa Eggon and Akwanga axis have been placed under thorough investigation to enable the police to arrest more suspects.

He explained that all the areas prone to armed robbery attacks in the state, especially Lafia Abuja road have been divided into seven intensive air and land twenty four hour security surveillance.

The Commissioner of Police Bola Longe pointed out that the command had received a report by a family on the kidnap of one of its members during the armed robbery operation.

Nasarawa State Deputy Governor Dr. Emmanuel Akabe had last week Tuesday on his way to Abuja ran into an armed robbery attack were five persons including three policemen in his convoy were killed by the suspected armed robbers in the operation.

Chris Nyamtu

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