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Police arrest 36 persons in 2 weeks in Edo -PPRO

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The Police command in Edo said that 36 persons were arrested in the state for various crimes in the last two weeks.


DSP Chidi Nwabuzor, Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) for the command, disclosed this on Wednesday in Benin on the command score card against crimes within the period.

Nwabuzor said the figure comprises of five suspected kidnappers, 28 suspected cults and three suspected armed robbers.

He also disclosed that two pump action guns, five cut to size guns, five 7.62mm live ammunition, 25 cartridges, 35 expended 7.62mm ammunition and 66 expended cartridges were recovered within the period under review.

The PPRO explained that the arrests were in continuation of the onslaught against crime and criminality in the state.

He reiterated the need for citizens to be vigilant at all times and to report any clandestine activities in their domain to security agencies for prompt attention.

Edited By: Edith Bolokor/Ismail Abdulaziz



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