The Jigawa State Police Command has successfully apprehended a total of 21 individuals believed to be involved in various criminal activities, such as armed robbery, cattle rustling, and drug trafficking.
In an official statement provided to the press, DSP Lawan Shiisu Adam, the spokesperson for the command, confirmed the arrests. The directive to conduct thorough raids in notorious areas and criminal hideouts was issued by the state’s Commissioner of Police, Effiom Emmanuel Ekot.
These concerted efforts resulted in the capture of suspects across different local government areas including Hadejia, Ringim, Bamaina, Gwaram, Kafin Hausa, Babura, and Guri.
The sweep led to the apprehension of 21 individuals, encompassing armed robbers, vandals, cattle rustlers, phone snatchers, thieves, and drug traffickers. Among the items confiscated during the operations were 242 units of Red Sun solution, 251 packages of dried weed suspected to be cannabis, armor cables, and various other stolen possessions.
DSP Lawan Shiisu Adam emphasized that the ongoing investigations will be carried out thoroughly, and upon their conclusion, the arrested suspects will face legal proceedings in court.
This recent action by the Jigawa State Police Command underscores their commitment to maintaining law and order within the region and curbing criminal activities that threaten the safety and security of residents.