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Police intercept 6 suspected bandits with dangerous weapons in Rivers

Police intercept 6 suspected bandits with dangerous weapons in Rivers

Operatives of the Rivers State Police Command have arrested six suspected bandits along the Elele-Owerri Road in Ikwerre Local Government Area of the State. Spokesperson of the command, SP Grace Iringe-Koko, in a statement on Tuesday, January 31, 2023, said the suspected armed bandits were intercepted during a ‘stop and search’ operation …

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Police arrest 8 suspected bandits, gunrunners and fraudsters, recover firearms, N100m in Zamfara

Police arrest 8 suspected bandits, gunrunners and fraudsters, recover firearms, N100m in Zamfara

Zamfara State Police Command has arrested 8 suspects over banditry-related offences, criminal conspiracy, kidnapping, robbery, gunrunning and fraud.   Spokesman of the command, SP Mohammed Shehu, who disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday, January 25, 2023, said said police recovered 15 locally fabricated guns, 146 rounds of AK-47 ammunition, a …

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Troops neutralize two bandits, clear hideouts in Kaduna

Troops neutralize two bandits, clear hideouts in Kaduna

Troops of Operation Forest Sanity have neutralized two bandits and cleared several hideouts in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State.   The state Commissioner of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, in a statement on Tuesday, January 17, 2023, said the troops achieved these breakthroughs during fighting patrols along the …

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Police arrest high-profile bandits, kill four, and rescue six victims in Bauchi

Police arrest high-profile bandits, kill four, and rescue six victims in Bauchi

In an ongoing effort to stem the tide of kidnapping, banditry and other heinous crime in the state, the Bauchi State Police Command has recorded unprecedented successes in different daring operations across the state.    Spokesperson of the command, SP Ahmed Mohammed Wakil. in a statement on Saturday, January 14, 2023, said …

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Police gun down bandits trying to collect ransom in Niger State, arrest suspected vandals and armed robbers

Police gun down bandits trying to collect ransom in Niger State, arrest suspected vandals and armed robbers

  Three bandits were gunned down while trying to collect ransom demanded before the release of a driver kidnapped in Borgu Local Government Area of Niger State.    Spokesperson of the command, DSP Wasiu Abiodun, who disclosed this in a statement on Friday, January 13, said police operatives also repelled an attack in Maje …

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