Kano State Police Command have paraded one Sani Danjuma, who allegedly led the robbery attack on a guest house belonging to the Jigawa State Deputy Governor, Ibrahim Hassan Hadejia.
Danjuma, a dismissed Police Sergeant, was formerly attached to the Jigawa State Police Command.
The culprits disarmed the policemen on guard and took his AK-47 rifle loaded with 30 rounds of live ammunition.
A BMW car, valued at N11m and some undisclosed amount of cash were stolen.
Police spokesman Magaji Musa Majia, who paraded the suspects Tuesday, said the guest house was attacked on Sunday, March 18, about 9.30pm.
He said: “A good Samaritan gave the tip off at the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) Kano, that robbers attacked the guest house on Okashatu close, off Hadejia road.
“They attacked the policeman on duty and confiscated his AK-47 rifle (26594) loaded with 30 rounds of live ammunition.
“Upon the receipt of the information, the Police Commissioner, Rabi’u Yusuf, ordered the Anti-Robbery Squad to act, which led to the arrest of the suspects, all of whom are residents of Sultan road, Nasarawa GRA in Kano metropolis.”
Majia said the suspects confessed to the crime and led detectives to their hideout where the stolen AK-47 rifle, car and other dangerous weapons were recovered.