By; BUHARI B BELLO, Jos
The Nigeria Police Command in Plateau State has vowed to crackdown on groups of hoodlums a.k.a “Sarasuka” disturbing and posing threat to the peace of the people of the state
The Commissioner of Police Plateau State Command, Akin Moyede revealed this to journalists in a press briefing to review the command’s activities in the state for the past five (5) weeks held at the command’s headquarters on the 21th Nov, 2019.
“Reports reaching us revealed that, these group of street urchins are causing problems to the cooporate peace of the state and the security is set to go after them to smoke them out from where they may be hidding and bring them to justice “.
The Commissioner of Police solicited the cooperation of the people of the state to report any link that will lead to the arrest of the hoodlums.
“These bad people terrorising our state, community and neighborhood live with us, they are our brothers, for the interest and the peace of the state, we beg you to avail the police credible information that could lead to the arrest of this group.”
In a similar development, the Commissioner said for the past five weeks, the command has arrested no fewer than 34 persons with various crimes, some have confessed to the crime, while some are still under going interrogations and investigation, they will be charged to court as soon as investigation is concluded.
Those paraded before journalists include, unlawful possession of fire arms and ammunition, illegal fabrication of fire arms, culpable homicide.
The police also paraded twenty-one suspects in the case of criminal conspiracy, mischief, causing hurt and culpable homicide which they will soon be charged to court as soon as investigations are completed.