17 October 2020 by Abdullahi jalaluddeen.
The Kano Command of the Nigerian Police has arrested over two hundred suspects in the last two months for committing various crimes in the State.
The Public relations officer of Kano Command, DSP Abdullahi Haruna KIYAWA stated this while parading the suspects at Bompai ,the headquarters of the Command.
He said with the new trend of mobile Handset theft, tricycle theft, motorcycles and car snatching and other criminal acts, the Command through its intelligence led operations succeeded in arresting the suspects.
DSP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa maintained that Twenty four suspects were arrested for armed Robbery,17 for kidnapping, eight for vehicles theft, with ten for tricycle theft.
He also explained that seventeen suspects were arrested for motor cycle theft, five for rape and six drug dealers.
The Police spokesperson noted that sixteen suspected fraudsters were also arrested and sixty seven suspects specialized in Mobile Handset snatching.
DSP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa explained that the police were able to recover Rifles, Guns and many Bags of dried leaves suspected to be Indian Hemp valued at over two million Naira.
Other recovered items include cartons of cordine, Diazepam tablets and other assorted knives used by thugs and the sum of over one million Naira.
The Public Relations Officer warned the general populace to desist from giving there motorcycles for hire saying investigation revealed that the hired motorcycles were used to commit various types of crimes .
He urged the public to redouble there efforts in providing the security agencies with credible information that would lead to the arrest of criminals aimed at having a peaceful society.