The Kano State Police Command has paraded 197 suspected criminals for involvement in various crimes across the state.
While parading the suspects on Friday, the Commissioner of Police, Mr. Habu Sani, disclosed that the suspects were arrested at various locations across the state between March and May this year.
He said that those paraded allegedly committed crimes including kidnapping, fraud, armed robbery, drug trafficking, car theft, among other crimes.
According to him: “This is part of the successes recorded by Kano State Police Command in its crime fighting efforts despite the on-going Covid-19 engagements.
“These achievements are as a result of the strategies in our crime fighting efforts and the support of the formed Area Command Community Policing Advisory Committees (ACPAC), Local Government Community Policing Advisory Committees (LGCPAC) as well as the Divisional Community Policing Committees (DCPC) which led to the utilization of special constabularies in Policing the State.”
The suspects, he said, included 10 fraudsters, 115 thugs, 12 armed robbers and five kidnappers.
The CP further disclosed that seven motor vehicles/tricycles thieves were arrested, while four vehicles, two tricycles, seven motorcycles and two bicycles were recovered from them.
Four drug dealers were arrested while 162 parcels of dry leaves suspected to be Indian Hemp valued at N810,00.00 and 11 cartons of Codeine Expectorant valued at N935,000.00 were recovered, he added.