Tuesday, 29 August 2017

40 suspected criminals paraded in Kogi

40 suspected criminals paraded in Kogi

40 suspected criminals have been paraded in Kogi on Tuesday by the Police command of the state for alleged offences which include: kidnapping, robbery, illegal possession of fire arms, vandalism and unlawful possession of substance.

Four of the suspects were reported to be allegedly behind recent robbery incidents and the kidnap of two businessmen in the state.

Edward Ebuka,the Deputy Commissioner of Police in-charge of Operation disclosed that the suspects were arrested around different locations of the state.

He further said that six of them, Ugbodaga Wada, Abdul Mudi, Adamu Faruna, Nuhu Usman, Abaji Awor and Abdulahi Sule were arrested for the kidnap of Alhaji Musa Oseni and Alhaji Buba in April at Ayingba. and also said that : 17 others are being held for their alleged involvement in various robbery incidents on the highways and other parts of the state.

He also continued to say that arms including two AK-47 rifles, a locally-made pistol and a Bareta Pistol with number 21244 and 27 rounds of live ammunition, were recovered from the suspects.

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