//Godwin Ekosin, Kaduna//
In its bid to free the state of of crime, Kaduna State Police Command on Friday paraded 28 suspected criminals, recovered 162 weapons and ammunitions of different calibre.
Parading the suspects at the Commands Headquarters in Kaduna, the new Commissioner of Police, Mallam Sanusi Lemu told newsmen that the arrested criminals comprised of 15 armed robbers, seven kidnappers, five car snatchers and a rapist.
The CP, who hailed from Gbako Local government area of Niger State and former Area Commander Suleja, Niger State Command and also Deputy Police Kano and Sokoto State Command listed the exhibits as include 1 AK-47 rifle No. 354882, 2 AK-47 empty magazines, 2 locally fabricated AK-47 rifles and SMG rifle.
“1 barreta pistol, 1SMG fabricated rifle,1 locally made revolver pistol, 132 rounds of live ammunition of different calibre, 4 cars, 7 live cartridges, 1 red pull over shirt, 2 long knives, 1 jacket and 5 empty bottle of Totolyn syrup”. He added.
“The summary of the suspects’ names are ldris Ademu, Mohammed Musa and Suleiman Abubakar all from Lere, Saminaka LGA. Emeka Obi Azubike, Joshua Ajayi alias O.J, Ibrahim Abubakar of Kuduru village, Lere LGA. Abdullahi Abubakar of Kuduru village, Lere LGA, idris Abubakar of Kuduru, Ali Abubakar of Kuduru village, Lere LGA, Bashir Ibrahim, Yasir Umar, Yusuf Mohammed alias Black”. The Commissioner noted.
“Others are Abubakar Usman alias Duma, Aisha Suleiman of Katabu village Maraban-Jos Kaduna, Aliyu Mohammed of No. 7 Kakuru road, Abakpa Kaduna, mohammed Adamu, Isiyaku Sule, Francis Dauda, Henry Ezeh and Danbaba Abdullahi” he stressed.
“I assumed duty recently and it is my honour to inform you of the lasts breakthrough we achieved recently, as you are aware there are a lot of Police Operations going on in nooks and crannies of the state targeted against criminals, the arrests were possible because of the support and continued dedication of the officers and men of the force”.
He assured the good people of the State that the Command will not relent in its fight against crime throughout the state.
He then called on residents to be extra-vigilant and report suspicious characters and movement in good time to the police and other security agencies for prompt action.