Police arrest 52 suspects, recover arms, ammunition and illicit drugs worth N3m in Adamawa

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Police arrest 52 suspects, recover arms, ammunition and illicit drugs worth N3m in Adamawa

52 suspects have been arrested in Adamawa State for various offences ranging from kidnappings, armed robbery, rape and possession of illicit substances.

 

Briefing newsmen on Tuesday, May 25, the State Commissioner of Police Adamawa, Aliyu Adamu Alhaji, disclosed that the suspects were arrested between March to May 25, in raids carried out by Anti Kidnapping Unit, Anti Shila Squad, and the State Intelligence Bureau of the Command.

 

“52 suspects were arrested and 20 prohibited firearms with 1000 rounds of ammunitions, large quantity of hard drugs, diazepam, tramadol, exzole, about 50.70 kilograms of weeds suspected to be Indian Hemp and rubber solution among other substances valued at N3 million naira were recovered,” the CP stated.

 

Police arrest 52 suspects, recover arms, ammunition and illicit drugs worth N3m in Adamawa

 

The Commissioner also said that two repentant kidnappers surrendered two G3 refiles with breach number 58607 and 52007 and five rounds of live ammunitions to the command. 

 

According to him, the command is investigating the circumstances…



Source: Linda Ikeji