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Adamawa police arrest 58 suspected criminals

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The Adamawa State Police Command has arrested 58 suspected criminals after a raid across different locations in the state.

The Adamawa State Commissioner of Police, Mr Dankombo Morris, said this when he addressed newsmen in Yola, the state capital, on Tuesday.

Morris said the suspects included 40 young men who were believed to be members of a notorious group ‘Shila boys’.

“Eleven of them were arrested for kidnapping, while seven were arrested for armed robbery.

“We have since commenced discreet investigations on their cases, and we would soon prosecute those found culpable in court of law,” he said.

He said that a Toyota Prado Jeep with registration No.ABJ344HX and one 18-seat bus with registration No.RSH79FA were recovered from the suspects.

“Other items are two AK 47 rifles with 25 rounds of live ammunition, N10,690.00 cash, a leather containing charms and rings,1 power bank, and two GSM Handsets.

“I hereby solicit for the cooperation and understanding of the general public, especially by volunteering useful information to the police,’’ he said.

He assured of working in close collaboration with sister security agencies for effective service delivery.

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