Enugu State Police Command has announced the arrest of 10 suspected criminals for offences ranging from armed robbery, kidnapping and unlawful possession of firearms.
In separate operations under the Operation Restore Peace which was launched by the Inspector General of Police last month, the Police also recovered firearms, live ammunition, motor vehicles, tricycles and other items.
In a statement issued by the spokesman of the Force in Enugu, Mr. Daniel Ndukwe, the state Commissioner of Police, Mohammed Aliyu, assured that the command was unwaveringly committed to actualize mandates of Operation Restore Peace in the State.
“This reiteration is sequel to the successful arrest of 10 male criminal suspects for the offences of kidnapping, armed robbery, unlawful possession of firearm and affray as well as the recovery of two (2) firearms, four (4) live ammunition of .9mm calibre, one (1) expended cartridge, two (2) vehicles, one (1) tricycle, one (1) machete and other incriminating items by Police operatives in pursuance of OPR mandates.”
Aliyu further enjoined residents of the state to keep assisting the Police with credible information required to further clamp down on criminal elements and to stabilize security order in the State, assuring that all the suspects would be prosecuted on conclusion of investigations.