Police Parade 18 Crime Suspects


BY AMOS TAUNA, KADUNA – Kaduna State Police Command on Monday paraded five suspected kidnappers, six armed robbers and seven receivers of stolen goods.
Briefing newsmen in Kaduna on the activities of his command, the state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Agyole Abeh, said the efforts of officers and men of the Nigeria Police Force of the Kaduna Command were yielding fruits as the rate of crime has gone down drastically.
Promising to make Kaduna State the safest and crime free in the country, the Kaduna state police boss said: “If you recall, I promised you that this command would control the level of crime to the barest minimum. I am pleased to inform you that we have made lots of gains in our war against crime and criminality.
“We have had breakthroughs within this period and the war is ongoing, we will not stop until people go to sleep with two eyes closed without fear of criminals.”
He added that besides the major criminals they paraded, several others mostly those that were caught with hard drugs, have been handed to the NDLEA.
“We also have common criminals like the Sara-Suka who we apprehended and they have been charged to court,” he added.
CP Abeh expressed desire that with the commitment and zeal of the officers and men of the command, soon the state would attain the status of a near crime-free society.
On the suspects paraded, he said though by law they cannot be said to be guilty but are suspects, because some of them were apprehended in action with guns in their hands, “They will be given opportunity to prove themselves innocent or otherwise before a competent court of law,” he stressed.
Some of the exhibits recovered from the suspects include seven vehicles, charms and assorted weapons.

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