Nigeria: A man suspected to be specialized in robbing tricycle riders and passengers in Jos was Tuesday nabbed in the city's Zarmaganda area.

The man, middle aged was taken when he was identified by a lawyer as having robbed in the past in an isolated location in the city.

The lawyer was in company of a security personnel dressed in mufti who assisted in mobilizing official backing from local securities.

The suspected robber was allegedly carrying a pistol when he was nabbed and dispossessed of it.

He was said to have been taken unaware, hence his inability to use the gun.

The nabbed robber was taken to the Zarmaganda police outpost for further investigations.