Police in Kano arrests notorious armed robber, Ali Kwara

Police command in Kano has arrested notorious popular armed robber in the state.


DSP, Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, Police Spokesman in Kano made this known to newsmen, saying Kwara was arrested in Dutse. His associates are yet to be arrested but police are doing their best to ensure they’re brought to book.

Kiyawa said the arrest follows a series of public complaints on how rampant criminal cases of a man Aliyu Muhammad who’s known to be Ali Kwara leaving in Diga, Kumbotso Local Government Area.


He disclosed that on 21st of December 2019 at evening base on reliable Intel they received, Special Tactical Squard STS, of operation Puff-Adder led by DSP Hussaini Gimba with support of IGP’s Technical Intelligence Unit (TIU) arrested the notorious suspect at his hideout.

Kiyawa said Two (2) AK47 Rifles, Eighty (80) rounds of live Ammunitions, a pair of Army Uniform and Two Assaulted Bullet Proof Charms Jackets where discovered.


He added theat the suspect admitted his involvement in different crimes; armed robbery, kidnapping and cattle rustling in the state.