Borno Police Command, has arrested a 41-year-old housewife, Jummai Buba, for aiding armed robbers in the state.
Jummai, a mother of 10, was arrested in Maiduguri for aiding her son, who belongs to a notorious armed robbery gang.
Commissioner of Police, Damian Chukwu, while parading the suspects, said the housewife was arrested alongside seven other suspects, who attacked motorists and snatched vehicles in Jos and Abuja.
He explained that the lady was arrested for conspiring with her son to conceal the vehicles snatched from their owners.
“The lady served as an accomplice in concealing the stolen vehicles.
“Whenever her son robbed cars, he will send it to his mother, who will in turn contact buyers in Maiduguri,” he said.
The commissioner listed other suspects as: Umar Kachalla, Muhammad Adamu, Abubakar Usman, Bashir Mohammad, Sulaiman Abubakar and Yakubu Abubakar.
He said that the police recovered three cars and that investigations had commenced.