Thursday, 20 July 2017

Police parades 50 criminal suspects in Edo State

Nigeriab police

Edo State Police Command Thursday paraded 50 persons arrested for various crimes ranging from murder, kidnapping, armed robbery and illegal possession of firearms.

The suspects were among those arrested between April and July in Edo State.

State Commissioner of Police, Haliru Gwandu, who paraded the suspects, said it was information provided by members of the public that led to the breakthrough.

Gwandu stated that many other suspects arrested within the period under review have been charged to court.

He said large quantity of firearms including 132 live cartridges,126 rifles,two double barrel guns, 11 vehicles were recovered within the period under review.

Among the suspects paraded was a 19-year old confessed killer teenager, Uyimwen Lawrence.

Lawrence said he has killed two persons who are members of rival cult group and left others injured.

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