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Police parade 76 suspects for various crimes in Borno

Police parade 76 suspects for various crimes in Borno
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Police parade 76 suspects for various crimes in Borno

… As Adamawa Police nabs Man over alleged disappearance of his 16-year-old daughter***

Police in Borno on Wednesday in Maiduguri paraded 76 suspects who were arrested within the past one month.

Commissioner of Police, Mr Abdu Umar, told newsmen that the suspects were arrested for various offences ranging from conspiracy, culpable homicide, and armed robbery to abduction.

HE said some were arrested for kidnapping, rape, forgery, theft and being in possession of a dangerous weapon.

The commissioner, who assumed office one month ago, reiterated his commitment to continue to apply technology in the fight against crime for maximum results.

“I assure the general public of operating a technologically-based policing as well as unrelenting efforts to ensure the protection of lives and properties while maintaining law and order in the state.

“Activities of crime merchants who are desperate to make a living at the expense of law-abiding and hardworking people of the state will not be tolerated.

“It is gladdening to note that within just a month of my arrival as the Commissioner of Police, the Command has made a breakthrough in the fight against crimes and criminality in the state,’’ Umar said.

He solicited public support and cooperation for the police for more results.

In the meantime, the police in Adamawa have arrested a man (name withheld) from Mayo -Belwa town in Mayo -Belwa Local Government Area for the alleged disappearance of his 16-year-old daughter.

DSP Sulaiman Nguroje, Spokesperson of the state police Command, confirmed the arrest on Thursday.

”The suspect is in police custody and investigation into the matter is on course.

” A male suspect from Mayo -Belwa LGA was arrested by the police in the alleged disappearance of his 16-year-old daughter.

“The suspect told the Police that he gave his daughter the foodstuff they bought from the market and asked her to take the items home.

”According to the suspect, when he returned home, he discovered that his daughter did not return home.

”A corpse suspected to be of the daughter was uncovered in a remote area in Mayo -Belwa town,” he said.

Nguroje assured that police would investigate and whoever is found involved will face the wrath of the law.

Malam Sahabi Joda, who resides in Mayo -Belwa and neighbour to the suspect, told the newsmen that the incident occurred on Tuesday.

Joda said the suspect was last seen with the girl three days ago.


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