Police arrest 146 suspects and rescues 4 kidnapped victims
Police Command says it has rescued four kidnapped victims and arrested 146
suspects for various crimes in different parts of the state.
Commissioner of Police, CP Lawan Jimeta, who disclosed this on Tuesday in
Benin, said that the victims and suspects were secured in the last five weeks.
commissioner said that the command killed one robbery suspect and arrested 146
suspects within the period. He explained that out of the 146 suspects, 20 were
arrested for alleged kidnapping, while 69 suspects were caught for cultism.
to the CP, 42 out of the suspects were caught for alleged robbery, one for
alleged murder, two for alleged rape, six for alleged burglary and six for
fraud. He also disclosed that 18 vehicles were recovered by the command within
the period under review, as well as 13 Arms, 33 ammunition, while 28 of the
suspects had been charged to court.
stressed that the command had decongested all police cells while those with
bailable offences were given bail forthwith in line with the directive of the
police high command. He reiterated the command’s commitment to continue to
synergize with sister security agencies as well as other security outfits and
the good people of the state.
command urge the residents to be more vigilant and to report any clandestine
activity in their domain for prompt response by the police and other security
agencies,” Jimeta said.