By Tobias Lengnan Dapam
The Nigerian Police said its personnel in 2020 arrested 21,296 highly dangerous criminal suspects and recovered 3,347 firearms, 133,496 ammunition.
The police added that 960 stolen vehicles were recovered and 1,002 kidnap victims rescued.
In a statement issued yesterday by Force PRO, Frank Mba, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Muhammed Adamu, assured Nigerians of improved security in the year 2021.
The IGP stressed that the Force will be unrelenting in the fight against all forms of crimes especially kidnapping, armed robbery, banditry, cultism, cybercrime, Sexual/Gender-Based Violence (SGBV), amongst others in the country in the year 2021.
The IGP assured that the NPF will implement aggressive, proactive, intelligence-driven and community-based crime fighting strategies in its quests to make the country safer.
He promised the Force will take the battle to the door steps of the criminals and also expand its collaboration with the citizens and other Law Enforcement Agencies in its bid to flush out criminal elements in the country.