Kwara State Police Force Have Arrested At About 45 Suspected Criminals in the state.. Reports says they have been terrorising the state for the past 2months
No fewer than forty five(45) suspected criminals which have been terrorising Kwara State within the last two months were arrested via the nation police command.
Parading the suspected criminals in Ilorin on Friday before journalist, the state police commissioner, Alhaji Lawan Ado stated that, the suspects have been arrested on the distinctive locations within the country.
He defined that, “I want to mention that, 25 of those suspected criminals were arrested in connection with armed theft even as 9 were arrested in reference to kidnapping activities within the state.”
According to him, “the fulfillment recorded by way of the state police command at arresting the suspects was based on the technical intelligence records acquired from the contributors of the general public in the country and this has helped the men of the nation special anti-theft squad within the state.
“On 13/2/2018 at about 07:30 hours, one Abdullahi Ibrahim on Baburu compound in Lafiaji in Edu nearby government council of the state said on the Lafiaji police station that while sleeping in his residence with his family, 5 armed men invaded his house and disposed them of the sum of N65, 000 and one Itel phone valued at N5, 500 and inflicted accidents on them.
“After technical intelligence of the guys of the state criminal investigation bureau, 3 humans were arrested and that they had confessed to the act.”
Ado additionally said that, a gang of kidnapers and cattle rustlers that went faraway from Kwara State with over 200 cows had been arrested.
He stated that they were arrested in Niger State where they had escaped to.
Ado explained that the police from the Niger state command have been able to arrest the suspects after his command shared with the Mokwa police station in Niger nation, an intelligence about the movement of the suspects.
He stated that inside the procedure of arresting the suspects, a police corporal, Machi Yusuf who’s an operative of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), regrettably lost his existence.
Ado stated that the policeman died in an exchange of hearth with the kingpin of the kidnap gang, Adamu Abacha.
He said Abacha, after the conflict, escaped to the bush and that even as the SARS operatives were combing the bush for him, they determined his lifeless body and an AK 47 riffle he buried there.
The police commissioner said 233 cows have been recovered from the group and that six stay ammunitions have been retrieved alongside the riffle recovered from their useless boss.
He stated six of the gang individuals who were arrested might be charged to court docket as soon as investigation became concluded.
The police boss additionally disclosed that humans amongst four suspected presupposed to have abducted a man, Hassan Taiye, in his mosque in Chikanda in Baruten neighborhood authorities region of the state have been arrested.
He said of the four guys, two of whom had been in Army uniform kidnapped the victim and took him to an unknown vacation spot after injuring his vigilante guard with a gunshot.
Ado in addition disclosed that 10 motorcycles had been recovered from a gang of armed robbers specialising in robbery of bikes in Ilorin.
The police boss who stated his guys arrested contributors of the gang after a pastor within the city stated the theft of his Bajaj bike, disclosed that efforts have been on to arrest the other members of the group.