Commissioner of Police, Gombe State Shina Tairu Olukolu, has some advice for residents of the state during Eid-el-Kabir celebration.

He has urged the residents to be at alert and report all suspicious persons, movements and packages to security agents.

"I urge the people to be at alert and report all suspicious persons, movements and packages to security agents for prompt action".

Shina stated this while briefing newsmen on Saturday in Gombe.

He said the people should be relentless in ensuring continuous collaboration and partnership as well as support the police with useful and genuine information.

He however, assured residents of the preparedness of the Police Force to ensure adequate security during the festive period.

"The Police had put in place adequate security measures to protect lives and property during the holiday period and beyond,” he said.

ALSO READ: Another Reason To Install Bounce News App

While congratulating the Governor of Gombe state, Emir and other residents for their support to the command, the police boss also said that the Police would continue to be proactive to detect and prevent crimes and criminality in the state.

The police commissioner also paraded some suspects arrested in connection to a case of robbery and murder of one Abdulhamid Danladi 25, of Tulmi village in Gombe state.

Parading the suspects Shina said, "On 10th March 2018, at around 0600hrs along Pindiga - Tumu road, one Abdulhamid Danladi aged 25yrs of Tulmi village was murdered and his Volkswagen saloon car with Reg. no. BY 509 BWR, chassis no. 0218121, black in colour was taken away".

He added that the intelligence obtained by the State Intelligence Bureau (SIB), the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCIID) and team of Pindiga division led to the arrest of one Solomon Bagudu 23 and Dauda Aliyu 30 which led to the recovery of the vehicle in Bauchi.

The duo were said to have given the identity of principal suspect as one Osisioma Daniel of Hardawa, Misau LGA Bauchi state, who was also trailed to his hideout in Tulmi village Pindiga, Akko LGA Gombe state but managed to escape with head injury.

Shina said an army face cap and camouflage knicker, as well as a handset belonging to the deceased were recovered from his premises.

Please share this story with your family and friends