The Nasarawa State Police Command has arrested 47 suspects comprising of kidnappers, robbers and cultists throughout the state.
The state Commissioner of Police, Bola Longe, paraded the 47 suspects yesterday on the state police headquarters in Lafia, the state capital.
According to Longe, 38 suspects had been arrested for kidnapping, 9 for armed banditry. He added that six firearms, 24 ammunition and three bikes had been recovered from the suspects.
Addressing journalists shortly after the parade, Longe mentioned that the arrest of the suspects was potential by way of the initiative of the IGP’s Operation Puff Adder, which has been up and doing within the state since its inauguration.
The CP acknowledged additional that the operation that led to the arrest of the suspects by the command was potential by way of intelligence gathering.
He, subsequently, pleaded with members of the general public to at all times give credible info to the police, stressing that the police can not battle crime and criminality with out the help of most of the people.