Kaduna State Police Command on Thursday paraded 36 suspect for various offences including rape, arm robbery, cattle rustling and been members of criminal gang terrorising the people of the state.
Commissioner of Police in the State, Agyole Abeh who disclosed this while parading the suspects before newsmen at the state command’s headquarters in Kaduna added that, 420 cows were also recovered from rustlers and handed over to appropriate authority.
The CP hinted that, some criminals have deviced new method such as dressing and disguising as respected members of the society in order to gain access into unsuspecting premises and perpetrate their nefarious activities, “some also disguise as passengers in vehicle”.
The commissioner also said in his bid to mop out the deadly gang group, Sara-suka activities in the state, the purported leader of the gang in the state has been arrested by special square from the command.
Agyole then reiterated the determination of his command to embarking on aggressive mop up programme to secure lives and property of people resident in the state to give room for desire economic growth and development.
Speaking on the Southern Kaduna unrest, CP Agyole said, “the crisis in Southern Kaduna is currently under control, as continuous dialogue amongst the troubled communities is yielding positive results and peace has already resurfacing”.
Items recovered from the suspect includes 7 locally made revolver guns, fake Am 47 riffles, pistol, matcehet and cutlasses.
BY GODWIN EKOSIN, KADUNA, NORTHWEST NIGERIA