On one fateful Sunday night, the Keffi Area Command of the Police received a distress call of a robbery incident on the Keffi-Akwanga road.

This was about a kilometre from the Nasarawa State University gate,b but residents did not suspect that the robbers were students.

It was therefore quite shocking when the identity of the suspects were revealed by the state Commissioner of Police, Abubakar Sadiq-Bello.

The three students were arrested at the scene of the robbery.

“Our men swung into action immediately, mobilised to the scene and arrested three suspects while others escaped.

“The police is on the trail of the fleeing members of the gang and the suspects would be charged to court as soon as investigation is concluded,” he said.

The commissioner also disclosed that three residents of the state had willingly handed over their arms in compliance with the deadline for amnesty given to members of the public to submit unregistered arms.

He explained that the one-month deadline for people to summit unregistered arms was given after due consultation with critical stakeholders in the state.

“However, with this response, we would go back to the drawing board and evaluate the situation in order to decide on the next line of action,” he said.