Police Recover Snatched School Bus, Arrest Two Suspects

In a swift response to the case of a school bus, Toyota Hiace with registration number XG 246 GWA, belonging to the Vine International Academy, Nyanya, Phase IV, on the outskirts of Abuja, which was reportedly snatched at gunpoint about 7.45am of Tuesday, 6th May, 2014, police operatives attached to Nasarawa Police Command, following a massive hunt, have intercepted and recovered the bus.

The vehicle was recovered along Lafia Road in Nasarawa State. The operatives also arrested two of the suspects connected with the robbery incident, namely: Victor Essien, male, aged 40yrs; and Ubong Bassey, male, aged 49yrs.

The Inspector-General of Police, Muhammad Diko Abubakar, while commending his men for a job well done, reassured Nigerians of the enhanced state of security in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and its environs, adding that the Nigeria Police are committed to the task of providing the citizens and participants at the World Economic Forum (WEF) world-class security services now and beyond.  He enjoined citizens to remain vigilant and continue to support security forces in the task of securing the nation.       

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