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By Marcel Samuel Police says 37 suspected vicious and notorious kidnap for ransom, armed robbery, cattle rustlers, and trans-border car high jacking  gangs have been arrested in Minna, Tegina, Birnin Gwari – Funtua in Kaduna, Niger and Zamfara State respectively. Parading the suspects at the Command Headquarters, Suleja, Niger State, the Force Public Relations Officer, Jimoh Moshood said the suspects were responsible for the killings and Kidnapping of innocent Nigerians in Kaduna and its environs. He said the operation was carried out by Police Special Tactical Squad who stormed some identified kidnappers den and successfully smashed six notorious gangs and arrested…

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By Marcel Samuel A Police Inspector, Benjamin Peters, who allegedly killed a member of the National Youth Service Corps, Angela Igwetu, in Abuja on Wednesday, has been dismissed from the Nigeria Force and arraigned. Speaking with journalists in Abuja on Friday, the FCT Commissioner of Police Sadiq Bello said the errant cop is on remand, awaiting commencement of trial. He said the policeman should not have shot at the car not the occupants , explaining that his claim that the victim was shouting for help was not sufficient to fire his weapon. The CP said the two males in the…

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The police officers captured on video assaulting a young lawyer said to be demanding his salary and posted on the Instagram have been arrested for unprofessional conduct. The video was posted by online with the caption “SARS officers assault young lawyer allegedly demanding for his salary in Lagos”. The Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal, saw the said video and constituted an investigative panel to study the video. Findings revealed that the officers were not SARS operatives but conventional Police attached to Lion Building Police Station who were invited to the Chambers of Olawore & Co of No 28/30 Macarty Street,…

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By Marcel Samuel The Commissioner of Police in-charge of Police Mobile Force is yet to pay the scheduled visit to Maiduguri as instructed by the IGP following last Monday wild protest by Mobile policemen on special duty over non-payment of six months allowances. The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris had ordered the Commissioner in charge of MOPOL to proceed to Maiduguri to explain to the aggrieved policemen the reason for the delay in the payment of their allowances. According to a senior Police officer at the State Command who spoke on condition of anonymity confirmed that the Commissioner of Police in charge of…

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By Marcel Samuel The Police in Zamfara say they have found the bodies of 41 men with their throats cut in a northern area that is notorious as a hideout for criminal gangs. According to Commissioner of Police, Kenneth Ebrimson, speaking with press on Tuesday, 23 bodies were discovered in a nearby forest in the Zurmi area of Zamfara State while 18 bodies were found in a river on Sunday. Four suspects have been arrested, Police Commissioner said after search in the bush adding that some machetes and guns were also found in Gusau the State capital. The CP said…

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By Marcel Samuel Operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested an average young man whose allegedly specialize in pickpocketing. The Police said suspect, one Femi Solomon confessed to have stolen over 1,200 phones from Lagos commuters. The suspect was arrested at Iyana Oworo  area of Lagos after allegedly stealing a Samsung phone from a commuter who raised the  alarm. During interrogation the suspect who is also an auto technician told Police that he was introduced to the crime by one of his customer , a 50 year old  Ismaila, “I noticed he was coming…

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By Marcel Samuel The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a self-acclaimed Alfa, Abdulfatai Kayode with suspected human parts at Badare Street, Alakuko- Agege area of the State. Some of the human parts found in his apartment include, female private parts, a kidney, intestine, a heart, a lap and other human parts. The suspect who was arrested on Tuesday in an operation led by the State Commissioner of Police, Edgal Imohimi confessed that the human parts seen were given to him by a herbalist identified as Sadiq for keeps . He further  stated that Sadiq also known as Ifa who…

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By Marcel Samuel Two of the four suspects declared wanted by the Police for allegedly participating in the Offa bank robbery on April 5th have been arrested. Police said the two suspects, Kunle Ogunleye, and Micheal Adikwu a dismissed Police Corporal, have confessed to being the gang leaders of the group that robbed the bank. In a statement signed by the Force spokesperson, Jimoh Moshood, investigation into the Offa bank Robbery in Kwara State is still ongoing and significant progress and successes are being recorded by the day. “These two vicious and notorious suspects now in Police net confessed to be…

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By Marcel Samuel No fewer than 13 suspects have been arrested for alleged criminal conspiracy, pipeline vandalism and theft in Niger, Kaduna and Delta States. Police say the suspects were arrested after intense trail by the operatives of the Special Task Force on Petroleum & Illegal Bunkering (STFPIB) on 1st May, 2018 in their hideout in Kaduna State. The Force spokesperson, Jimoh Moshood who paraded the suspects at the Force Headquarters, Abuja started that the suspects confessed to have vandalized crude oil pipeline near Kakau Village in Kaduna State. He said the suspects siphoned 11,400 Litters of crude oil which they in turn…

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…Saraki frustrating Police investigation – Police By Marcel Samuel The Senate president, Bukola Saraki, on Wednesday alleged that there were orchestrated plot by the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris to implicate him for a Crime he did not commit . Saraki who made the disclosure at plenary of the Senate,  told members of the Senate that the Governor of Kwara state reliably informed him that some cultists who were arrested  by the Police in Kwara State have been ferried to Abuja on the directives of the Inspector- General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris with a predetermined plans  to implicate him…

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