The troops also discovered and destroyed 106 dug out pits, 111 boats, 229 storage tanks and 290 coking ovens.
Browsing: AK47 rifles
The Command Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Muhammad Jalige, confirmed the arrest in a statement issued Sunday in Kaduna, the State’s capital.
This is in furtherance of the IGP’s recent charge to the men of the Nigeria Police Force to be dauntless in the fight against crimes and criminality in the country.
The gang was said to be behind the abduction of the grandchildren of the Kaduna State Commissioner for Finance.
Aliyu Adamu, Commissioner of Police in the state, at a news conference on Monday in Yola, confirmed arrest of the suspects
The insurgents are responsible for the attack on the Imo State Police Headquarters and the headquarters of the Nigerian Correctional Service on 5th April, 2021. They have also carried out series of calculated, violent attacks on security personnel and formations in the South-East and South-South of the country.
Ortom gave the commendation in Makurdi when the Chairman, Governing Board, Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), Prof. Adamu Kyuka, paid him a courtesy visit.
Ortom made the clarification on Monday in Makurdi, while briefing journalists on the state of insecurity in Benue.
The suspects have been identified as Abdullahi Mohammed, Haruna Bello, Usianie Abdullahi (aka Gide) and Yusuf Barkeje.
Operatives of the Adamawa State Police Command have arrested 23 suspected kidnappers with three AK47 rifles.
No fewer than 21 persons have been feared killed by bandits in Bakali village in Fatika District, Giwa Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
Four of the rifles were taken from the policemen who were killed on First Bank premises on Jubilee Road in Ikare-Akoko, while the other 15 were stolen when the daredevil armed robbers attacked a police station at Igbede, on Owo Road