Jigawa State Police Command Apprehends 21 Alleged Criminal
The Jigawa State Police Command has successfully apprehended 21 individuals suspected of involvement in various criminal activities. The spokesman for the command, DSP Lawan Shiisu Adam, confirmed the arrests in a statement provided to the press.
The operation was carried out following a directive from the state’s Commissioner of Police, Effiom Emmanuel Ekot, instructing Divisional Police Officers (DPOs) to sustain raids on black spots and criminal hideouts within their jurisdictions.
The raids, conducted in several local government areas including Hadejia, Ringim, Bamaina, Gwaram, Kafin Hausa, Babura, and Guri, resulted in the arrest of individuals involved in armed robbery, cattle rustling, drug trafficking, vandalism, mobile phone theft, and general theft.
The police were able to recover various items during the operation, including 242 pieces of Red Sun solution, 251 wraps of dry weed suspected to be cannabis, stolen property, and armor cables.
DSP Lawan Shiisu Adam further stated that investigations are currently ongoing, and once concluded, the suspects will be arraigned in court to face appropriate charges.
By taking swift action against criminal activities in the state, the Jigawa State Police Command aims to maintain peace and security for residents, sending a clear message that criminal behavior will not be tolerated.