319 suspects arrested, 6 AK 47 rifles recovered in Adamawa in 5 months – Police

319 suspects arrested, 6 AK 47 rifles recovered in Adamawa in 5 months – Police

 

The Commissioner of Police in Adamawa, Mr Audu Madaki, has said that the state police arrested a total of 319 suspected criminals and recovered six AK 47 rifles within the last five months.

Madaki disclosed this while briefing newsmen in Yola on Tuesday. He said they recorded success as a result of hard work; and commitment of officers and men of the command.

“In the period under review, the command arrested a total of 319 suspected criminals that committed various offences, such as kidnapping, armed robbery, cattle rusting, rape and homicide.

“The command also recovered dangerous weapons, such as six AK47 rifles, nine guns and over 400 knives and cutlasses,” Madaki said.

 

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The CP said they also recovered 465 wraps of Indian hemp.

He added that during the command’s operations and investigations; they repossessed some stolen items, like a Toyota Camry car, 13 tricycles, six Plasma television sets and assorted handsets.

According to the commissioner, 285 out of the suspects have already been charged to court; while 34 others were still under investigation.

Olanike Akinrimisi

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