Police parade 30 inter-state robbers, kidnap suspects in Lokoja


Alhaji Ibrahim Idris, Inspector General of Police

The Police on Wednesday in Lokoja paraded 30 inter-state armed robbery and kidnap suspects terrorising Kogi and the neighbouring states.

Parading the suspects, the Force Public Relations Officer, Jimoh Moshood (CSP) said those arrested included some who allegedly kidnapped and killed an expatriate engineer with Dangote Cement Company.

Moshood said at the Kogi Police Command headquarters that the arrests were in response to the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim Idris’ directive to rid the nation of crime.

“The IGP directed the Commissioner of Police in the state, Ali Said Hangs to quickly address armed robbery, kidnapping, social miscreants, cattle rustling, cultism on Auchi-Okene-Lokoja, Lokoja-Ajaokuta-Anyigba, Kabba-Oshokoshoko-Obajana highways.

“Effort of the commissioner and his team through vigour, dedication,…

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