The Kano State Police Command has announced the arrest of 154 suspects for armed robbery and other crimes in the state in the last three months.
The spokesman for the command, DSP Abdullahi Haruna, disclosed this on Sunday in a statement in Kano.
According to Haruna, the suspects were arrested at different times and locations in various raids conducted under Operation Puff Adder, according that those arrested included 14 armed robbery suspects, 143 thugs, kidnappers, fraudsters, car thieves, bandits’ supplier, and a cattle rustler.
He also disclosed that the Command recovered five riffles including one AK-49, two AK-47, two pistols and other dangerous weapons as well as nine cars, two tricycles, illicit drugs, 99 pieces of 100 fake dollar notes and GSM phones.
The police spokesman said all the suspects would be charged to court as soon as investigations were concluded.