The Public Relations Officer, ASP Mariam Yusuf, in a statement gave the suspects’ names as Abdullahi Mohammed, 37, and Mohammed Usman, 35.
The duo were intercepted by operatives from the Wuye Division during a coordinated operation.
Mohammed and Usman had attempted to sell a vehicle snatched at gunpoint along the Tudun Wada axis of Niger State.
“The suspects confessed to being members of a five-man syndicate operating along Niger-Abuja axis,” the Police said.
Exhibits recovered were one ash colour Toyota Corolla and two counterfeit number plates.
The statement assured other gang members will be arrested. The two in custody will be arraigned at the end of investigation.
The Police urged residents to report emergencies via 08032003913, 08061581938, 07057337653 and 08028940883.