From Umar Dankano,Yola
The Adamawa state Police command has paraded 52 suspected criminals for alleged robbery, kidnapping, raping and dealing in illicit drugs transactions.
Parading the suspects before the press in Yola Tuesday, Commissioner of Police Aliyu Adamu Alhaji said 20 guns, 1000 ammunition and seized drugs.
Alhaji said the arrests were made between March 2021 to date across the state.
“The operatives of the command have arrested 52 suspects who are members of various criminal gangs and networks across the state.
“The arrest which was carried out by anti-kidnapping unit, anti-shilla squad and SIB of the command following successful follow up on cases bordering kidnapping, armed robbery and rape among others.
“A total of 20 prohibited fire arms, 1000 rounds of live ammunition, one pump action, 5 live cartridges, large quantity of hard drugs, bags of weeds suspected to be Indian hemp, rubber solutions among others valued at about N3 million were recovered,” he said.
The command simultaneously paraded two repentant kidnappers, Ibrahim Buba, a native of Zamfara State who renounced kidnapping and handed over two G3 rifles and 5 rounds of live ammunition and Mohammed Ruwa who also renounced the crime.