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Katsina Police Arrest 1005 Suspects in 853 Reported Cases in 3 Months

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The Katsina State Police Command says no fewer than 1005 suspects were arrested in connection with 853 reported cases in the state between 1st June and 30th September, 2023.

Addressing Journalists on the achievements and activities of the command to prevent the state from crime and criminality ASP Abubakar Sadiq Aliyu
Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), said out of these, 395 cases are currently being prosecuted in various courts.

He expressed gratitude to the Inspector General of Police for his support in achieving the successes.

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He revealed that the arrests were made in relation to various crimes including armed robbery, kidnapping, murder, and rape.

Additionally, he noted that the Command successfully rescued 171 kidnapped victims and neutralized 5 suspected kidnappers.

He significantly added that recoveries were also made, including firearms, ammunition, stolen vehicles and motorcycles, stolen mobile phones, and drugs.

ASP Aliyu stated that the Command acknowledged the partnership and cooperation of the press and the public in strengthening the peace and security of the state.

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He called for continued support and collaboration to effectively combat crime in the state.


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