By ABDULLAHI RABIU, Kano
KANO state Police Commissioner Sama’ila Shuaibu Dikko has said that his men have successfully apprehended 200 criminal suspects within 24 days with a view to rid the state of criminal elements.
Parading the suapect at the Command’s headquarters in Bompai the commissioner described the arrest a milestone in the drive against crime . He reveals that 42 suspected Armed robbers, Nne kidnappers, 16 fraudsters, two human traffickers, 27 vehicle and Tricycle thieves, 12 drug dealers and 92 thugs known in the local parlance as ‘Yan Daba.’
Twenty-five rifles, including three AK-47, one micro-Uzi, a pistol, one Pump Action, 10 locally-made pistols and nine Dane guns were recovered.
Other items recovered, include 12 Motor vehicles, Seven Tricycles, Three Motorcycles, 122 knives, 269 parcels and 265 wraps of dried leaves of Indian Hemp valued N2.7 million and 74 bottles of Suck and Die substance
.“In our effort to effectively police Kano State, we intensify community policing engagements, constant raids of criminal hideouts and black spots, Intelligence-led and Visibility Policing, rapid response to distress calls, full adherence to the ethics of the force and synergy with sister security agencies and community policing stakeholders,” Commissioner Dikko said.
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