The police in Borno have arrested 56 suspects in connection with various offences in continuation of the Operation PUFF ADER in the past one month in the state.
The State Police Commissioner, Mohammed Aliyu, made the disclosure while parading the suspects on Tuesday in Maiduguri, the state capital.
He disclosed that the suspects were apprehended at different times and locations over alleged robbery, act of terrorism, cattle rustling and criminal intimidation.
Other offences are cheating, attempted kidnapping, rape, murder, adultery, public nuisance and possession of narcotic substances.
He decried that preliminary investigations indicated that most of the suspects were adolescent, calling on parents to ensure proper monitoring and moral upbringing of their children, to check crimes in the society.
The commissioner reiterated the commitment of the command to protect lives and property, and called on the people to provide credible information to the police to enhance security in the state.(NAN)