Eighteen assorted guns including what the police called triple-barrel guns were recovered alongside 567 high-calibre bullets and 16 gun magazines from some hoodlums who kept the arms and ammunition inside vehicles, the Niger State Police Command announced on Friday, October 8. Three young men were arrested by the operatives of the state police command during the stop-and-search conducted on two occasions on the highways in the state, leading to the discovery of the weapons and bullets.
A man from Nnewi, Anambra State, has revealed that he said his final prayers on the day he was kidnapped after seeing how armed those that abducted him were.The man also said the kidnappers were upto 50 and were all Fulani.He said that in a video making the rounds on social media after he was rescued.
The Zamfara State Police Command has paraded 5 notorious bandits who have been terrorising people in Zamfara, Kaduna, Niger and Katsina States.They were arrested for banditry, kidnapping, cattle rustling, and illegal possession of firearms according to a reliable source.(Picture for Illustrative Purpose Only) The state Police Public Relations Officer, Shehu Mohammed disclosed that their arrest was as a result of the collaboration between the state leadership of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) and the Police in Zamfara State.
The police in Zamfara State arrested five notorious suspects linked with banditry in Zamfara State.According to Channels Television, the suspects were arrested through the efforts of the Federal Intelligence Investigation Bureau and Special Tactical Squad deployed by Inspector General of Police to rid Zamfara and north-west region of crime, which collaborated with the State leadership of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN).
The Zamfara State Police Command has arrested five suspects who indulged themselves in different criminal activities across the Northwestern region.According to news published by the Channels Television, the suspects were arrested through the efforts of the Federal Intelligence Investigation Bureau and Special Tactical Squad deployed by the Inspector General of Police to rid Zamfara and other Northern states of criminal elements.
Four repentant bandit leaders in Katsina State on Thursday gave up an arms catchment that can arm a small Military force to the teeth.The bandit leaders, according to the State Commissioner of Police, CP, Sanusi Buba, voluntarily surrendered to security agents.
President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered Nigeria security to shoot anybody found with guns, after this order, it has been reported that police Killed a bandit in Kaduna, recovered his Ak-49 guns from him.
Going through memory lane we can all recall vividly well that on the 19 october 2020 it was recorded that hoodlums attacked a couple of correctional centers in Edo state, Paving an escape route for over 2000 already convicted criminals who were serving variety of prison terms as of that time. This act was done under the guise of the end sars protest. It was quite an unfortunate incident but luckily, On the 30th of November 2020 while parading 35 suspects, The police spokesman Dcp Frank Mba claimed to have captured
No fewer than 5 people have been reportedly arrested over cases of illegal possession of arms, cattle rustling, banditry amongst other crimes.Amongst the five (5) people arrested a foreigner who is accused if selling of arms to bandits.The suspects were arrested by men of the Nigeria police force attached to Zamfara state, and later transferred to head their headquarters where they were paraded.
Journalist,writer,broadcaster and population correspondent with the BBC News, Stephanie Hegarty has taken the Nigerian Police Force to the cleaners after the Force posted a picture of two Nigerians with six(6) AK 49 rifles and other ammunition. The Nigeria Police Force had earlier tweeted a photonews that six(6) AK 49 rifles were recovered from one Duleji Alhaji Abubakar a.k.a Ori Jeje(m) and Talatu Ibrahim(f),via their officially verified Twitter handle. However,Hegarty who responded to the tweet made by the