Kaduna police parade 18 kidnappers, armed robbers

Kaduna police parade 18 kidnappers, armed robbers
Kaduna Police Com­mand yesterday pa­raded 18 suspects for kidnapping, armed robbery and other related crimes in the metropolis and environs.
The State Commission­er of Police, Mr. Agyole Abbeh, while briefing journalists explained that the suspects compris­ing seven kidnappers, six armed robbers, a fraudster and four others were ar­rested in the state based on tip-off.
Pointing out that some of the suspected crimi­nals were actually arrest­ed while committing the crime, Abbeh said with the commitment of his men at the command, the rate of crime had considerably reduced in the state.
He urged residents and citizens of Kaduna to vol­unteer information for criminal hideouts and activities in the state as according to him most of the arrests were based on intelligence from locals in the state.
Speaking further, the Commissioner disclosed that the Command also recovered five Toyota, two Honda cars and one lo­cally made pistol as well as three cutlasses from the suspects.
Also recovered were 24 number plate of cars, one locally made pistol and three cutlasses from the suspects, the commission­er revealed.
The commissioner who boasted that the state must remain safe for business to thrive and as such “Ka­duna must near crime free society.” said “the com­mand had mapped out crime preventive measures to check the crime rate in the state.
“Our problem is infor­mation. Once we have in­formation, our response iswithin 20minutes.In fact, we have responded within nine minutes to distressed calls within the city cen­tre,” Agyole said.- The Authority

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