Police high command parades 28 suspected criminals .

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The Nigeria Police High Command in Abuja has paraded twenty-eight suspected criminals who were arrested in various operations in the northern parts of the country.

The suspects include persons the Force Public Relations Officer, JIMOH MOSHOOD, described as vicious cattle rustlers, armed robbers and kidnappers for ransom.

In a statement from the Force Headquarters, JIMOH MOSHOOD said other suspects were also arrested for illegal possession of prohibited firearms.



MOSHOOD also said five AK-47 rifles, two Beretta pistols, eighteen locally made rifles, and five AK-47 magazines were recovered from the criminal suspects, in addition to over forty-five live ammunition.



MOSHOOD said ABUBAKAR IBRAHIM, BASHER SHUAIBU, OBINNA SAMSON ANI, KENNETH EDEH and UCHECHUKWU ANOADA were nabbed by a team of IGP Special Tactical Squad in connection with a robbery attack at a block industry in Kano, which led to the death a security guard.



The Force spokesman said GYAN DABO and SHUAIBU SAIDU who reside in Jos, Plateau state, were also arrested in possession of a vehicle that was stolen at gunpoint.



IDRIS MUSA and DENNIS SALAMI were also caught in possession of fifty-eight different types of telephone handsets worth over ten million naira, which are suspected to have been stolen from a shop in Kano.



Also in police custody are UMAR MOHAMMED, ISAH IBRAHIM, LAWALI IBRAHIM, NASIRU ABUBAKARN, MURTALA ADO and AHMADU SALE who were allegedly caught with arms and accused of kidnapping for ransom in and around Sokoto State.



Similarly; MUHAMMED ADAMU, MUHHAMED ABUBAKAR, UMAR IBRAHIM, MOHAMMED UMAR, UMARUYAHAYA and IBRAHIM UMAR were caught with firearms and live ammunition on suspicion of kidnapping around Lokoja in Kogi State.


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