Police Arrest Fake ASP With Indian Hemp, 21 Others In Gombe

The Gombe State Police Command has arrested 22 suspects, including 32-year-old David Ochuko and 27-year-old Jibril Sani, for impersonation, conspiracy, and possession of substances suspected to be Indian hemp.

The state Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Muazu Mahid Abubakar, while parading the suspects at the command headquarters, disclosed that the suspects were arrested for impersonating an Assistant Superintendent of Police.

“On the 7th of February, 2024, the suspects were arrested with six blocks of dry leaves suspected to be Indian hemp.

“They were arrested along Dasa village of Dadin-kowa. They were arrested with an ASP identity card with an Army operational cap,” Mahid stated.

Among those paraded were Yahaya Abdulkadir, Shuaibu Ahmadu, Musa Hussaini, Usman Haruna, Adamu Munkaila, Abdulmalik Mohammed, Dangunde Abba, Abdulsalam Shehu, Abdulmalik Garba, Ibrahim Yunusa, and Babangida Idris. They were arrested for criminal conspiracy and armed robbery.