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Police arrest couple over murder of nine-year-old accused for being a wizard

The Akwa Ibom State Police Command has arrested a middle-aged couple for alleged murder of their nine year-old-son accused of being a wizard.

Elections: Group urges Akwa Ibom Police to remain neutral during polls

The Akwa Ibom State Police Command has been urged to maintain a high level of professionalism during the conduct of the elections in the state.

Policeman, thugs arrested for branding private vehicles in police colours

An unidentified police inspector was arrested on Thursday at a hotel in Ewet Housing Estate for aiding some people to brand two private vehicles in police colour.

Police parade 63 suspects over pre-electoral violence in Akwa Ibom

Also paraded were suspects arrested in connection with the pre-election violence in Obot-Akara local Government area where two persons were killed and thirteen vehicles burnt on Saturday.
Some vehicles engaged in election duty were destroyed in a pre-election crisis that erupted in Obot-Akara Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom on Friday, the state Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Mike Igini, has confirmed.

Police apprehend 10 over alleged destruction of INEC vehicles in Akwa Ibom

The Akwa Ibom Police Command says it has arrested 10 persons suspected of setting ablaze, 11 vehicles of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the coming general elections.
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Akwa Ibom gets new commissioner of police

Musa Kimo has assumed duty as the new Commissioner of Police in Akwa Ibom State.

Police give Akwa Ibom youths five days to surrender arms

The Police Command in Akwa Ibom on Friday appealed to aggrieved youths of Etim Ekpo and Ukanafun local government areas to lay down their arms within five days and embrace peace.

I sold my daughter’s child to reduce her burden – suspect

Akwa Ibom State Police Command has arrested a grandmother, Ekaette Obot, for allegedly stealing and selling her granddaughter for N200,000.

Village head, four others arrested for allegedly abducting 19 oil workers

The Akwa Ibom Police Command on Sunday confirmed the arrest of a village head and four suspects for allegedly abducting 19 ExxonMobil staff members.

Two police officers killed in Akwa Ibom ambush

Mr MacDon, a deputy superintendent of police, said the policemen were attacked by unknown gunmen in the early hours of Saturday along Iwukem Road, Etim Ekpo Local Government Area of the state, while driving to their base in Azumini, Abia state.

Police arrest 20 suspected cultists in Eket

The Akwa Ibom Police Command says it has arrested 20 suspected cultists in Eket Local Government Area.

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Man remanded over alleged rape of 12-year-old stepdaughter

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Grieving relatives bury dead in Sri Lanka amid new security fears

Sri Lanka buried more of its dead on Tuesday from suicide bomb attacks on churches holding Easter services and luxury hotels that killed 321 people in the country’s worst violence in a decade.
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Local extremist group part of global terror network – Sri Lankan premier

Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister on Tuesday informed the parliament that local extremist group “National Towheed Jamaat’’ was linked to a global terror network.