A group of criminals comprising 18 suspected kidnappers 22 armed robbers and 30 cult members were paraded at the premises of the Rivers State Police Command on Friday.
The suspects were put on exhibition by the Commissioner of Police, Zaki Ahmed who revealed that about 11 victims were freed when the kidnappers who are notorious for operating in some local government areas of the state.
The CP said that among the arrested was the gang that had been terrorizing Emohua, Ahoada and Ikwerre local government areas of Rivers state.
He revealed that the criminals were apprehended by the police between July 1 and August 10 while also attributing their capture to the command’s aggressive war against kidnappers and other criminal elements in the state.
Ahmed disclosed that among the kidnappers were those who abducted a traditional ruler in Okporo Mini, seven and five year’s old boys in Ozuoba and Oyigbo respectively, in Obio/Akpor and Oyigbo Local Government areas of the state.
He also informed that the criminals will be charged to court in due time but not after investigations into their matter were concluded.
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