The Sokoto State Police Command has arrested 15 suspects involved in armed forced entry, kidnapping and animal rustling.
The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Cordelia Nwawe, stated this at a news convention on Wednesday in Sokoto.
Nwawe alleged that the suspects, (names withheld), were arrested for crook conspiracy and kidnapping at Tulluwa village in Rabah Local Government Area of the realm.
She said, “The police arrested the suspects for alleged forced entry and terrorising blameless natives of Tabani and environs of Rabah LGA.
“Two of the suspects, of Tungan Dalo village, Rabah LGA, were arrested for alleged cattle rustling activities in the realm.
‘’The police operatives arrested 5 others of Savaging Bum of Wurno LGA of Sokoto for allegedly calling and threatening victims for face forced entry.’’
According to the PPRO, the arrests were in continuation of the police try at riding the realm of criminals and reducing criminality.
‘’The realm Commissioner of Police, Mr Murtala Mani, has ensured coordinated storm and surveillance aimed at protecting lives and property in the realm.
‘’Furthermore, members of the inhabitants are enjoined to always volunteer useful information proficient of assisting the police in apprehending suspected criminals in the realm, “she said.