The Sokoto State Police Command has arrested 15 suspects involved in armed robbery, kidnapping and animal rustling.
The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Cordelia Nwawe, stated this at a news conference on Wednesday in Sokoto.
Nwawe alleged that the suspects, (names withheld), were arrested for criminal conspiracy and kidnapping at Tulluwa village in Rabah Local Government Area of the state.
She said, “The police arrested the suspects for alleged robbery and terrorising innocent citizens of Tabani and environs of Rabah LGA.
“Two of the suspects, of Tungan Dalo village, Rabah LGA, were arrested for alleged cattle rustling activities in the state.
‘’The police operatives arrested 5 others of Savaging Bum of Wurno LGA of Sokoto for allegedly calling and threatening victims for face attack.’’
According to the PPRO, the arrests were in continuation of the police effort at riding the state of criminals and reducing criminality.
‘’The state Commissioner of Police, Mr Murtala Mani, has ensured coordinated search and surveillance aimed at protecting lives and property in the state.
‘’Furthermore, members of the public are enjoined to always volunteer useful information capable of assisting the police in apprehending suspected criminals in the state, “she said.
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