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Police arrest 369 rapists, 258 armed robbers and 64 kidnappers in Katsina

The Katsina State Police Command has announced that it will bring hundreds of perpetrators to justice and rescue numerous victims in 2023.

The military said in a press conference on Tuesday that it had arrested 369 rape suspects, 258 armed robbers and 64 kidnappers in operations throughout the year.

Additionally, due to the efforts of the operatives, 171 abductees were safely rescued.

Katsina State Commissioner of Police, Aliyu Abubakar Musa, while acknowledging the “challenging” nature of this year for the police command, has expressed unwavering dedication to tackling various forms of crime and criminal activities across the state. Emphasized posture.

He disclosed that a total of 1,627 suspects were arrested in connection with 938 serious incidents reported. Of these, 395 cases have been brought to court and are currently being prosecuted in competent courts within the state. Additionally, a total of 495 suspects were arrested for various other crimes.

The command also said it had successfully recovered numerous items, including 12 AK-47 rifles, over 1,500 rounds of live ammunition, over 700 stolen animals, 12 stolen cars and motorcycles, and 17 stolen phones. reported.

Items seized by the command during the investigation included 568 bags of D5 tablets, 23 bags of Exol-5 tablets, 411 bags of Revozel tablets, 5 packs of Dizol tablets, and a large quantity of dried leaves suspected to be cannabis.


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