Police Parades 110 Suspects Over 70 Cases In Borno



Borno State Police Commissioner, CP Abdu Umar  on Friday, paraded  110 suspects arrested over 70 various  criminal and homicide cases within the period  across the state in its continuous  fight against all forms of criminality and homicide, among others 

Briefing journalists at the police headquarters Maiduguri, he said in it’s  primary mandate  to  protect  lives and property  of the citizenry  and enforce  law and  order in the society,  Borno State Police Command has been relentless in its standard operational  procedures  and  recorded successes.

According to him, in the  process, the command manhunt on culprits who engaged in rape, armed robbery, kidnaping, vandalism, culpable homicide, drug dealings and theft among others where  paraded.

He added that the crime eas tackled and overcome due to the review of  Police operational strategies, acquisition of new specialized operational assets, enhanced intelligence capacity, strong synergy between the Police, Military and other sister security agencies .

Others include  the application of both kinetic and non kinetic approaches  in addressing the problems as laid down by the IGP Alkali Usman Baba  as part of police vision and mission, coupled with  commitment, selfless and dedication to duty 

The  CP disclosed that   from  January to date this year, a total of 70 cases    abd 110 suspects were nabbed which include,

1. Kidnapping:- five (5) suspects 

2. Rape:- Six (6) suspects 

3. Unnatural Offence:- One (1) suspect

4. Criminal Conspiracy and Theft:- (29) suspects  

5. Armed Robbery:- (5) suspects

6. Criminal Conspiracy and Culpable Homicide:- (15) suspects 

7. Criminal Conspiracy, Armed Robbery, Causing Grievous Hurt and Unlawful Possession of Prohibited Firearms (1) suspect

8. Criminal Conspiracy, Trespass, Theft Causing Grievous Hurt (2) suspects 

9. Act of Terrorism (1)  suspect  and 

10. Being in Possession of leaves suspected to be Indian Hemp (5) suspects.

He further  said that  some  of the suspects are presently  undergoing thorough  interrogation by the investigation units of the command while others have already confessed to committed their offences and will be charged to court  at the conclusion of the general investigation of all the suspects  for determination. 

CP Umar added that already some cases and suspects have already been investigated and  sent to court who are not even part of the 110 suspects and 70 cases, while appreciating the media for their objective coverage of Police affairs in the state.


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