Police arrest notorious criminal suspects for offences ranging from banditry and kidnapping to armed robbery, cyber crimes and car snatching.
Recovers 8 AK49 rifles, 3 AK47 rifles, a cash sum of N1,400,000 and six (6) vehicles.
Operatives of the Nigeria Police Force have arrested notorious criminal suspects for various offences ranging from kidnapping and armed robbery to banditry, cybercrime and car snatching.
The arrests were achieved as a result of sustained nationwide tactical, anti-crime operations by the Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT) and the Special Tactical Squad (STS) in the ongoing efforts aimed at stemming criminal activities particularly violent crimes in the country.
Exhibits recovered in the operations include : 8 AK49 rifles, 3 AK47 rifles, 1 locally made rifle, 346 rounds of AK47 live ammunition, 24 live cartridges, 20 AK47 magazine and a cash sum of N1,400,000.
Six (6) vehicles were also recovered, including 2 Toyota Corolla (Abuja – RBC 653 AE and ABC 906 AG), 1 Toyota Camry, one 307 Peugeot (Abuja – BWR 920 HK), one 406 Peugeot and one Honda civic.
All the suspects will be charged to court on completion of investigations.
Reacting to the arrest, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, has expressed confidence that no stone would be left unturned until all public spaces are reclaimed from criminal elements.
He enjoined citizens to continue to support the Police and the security community as they carry out the tasks of returning our country to the path of peace and security.