Police Apprehend 58 Suspected Criminals in Adamawa

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

The state police commissioner, Dankombo Morris, revealed this while addressing newsmen in Yola on Tuesday, saying that the suspects include 40 young men who were believed to be members of a notorious group known as ‘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.

According to him, a Toyota Prado vehicle with registration No. ABJ344HX and one 18-seater 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 2 GSM Handsets.

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

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