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Police arrest two ‘kidnappers’ in Anambra

The Anambra State Police Command has said that it has smashed a kidnapping syndicate terrorising the state and has arrested two suspected top members.

Evans seeks plea bargain over botched attempt to kidnap transport mogul

Kidnap kingpin Chukwudimeme Onwuamadike, a.k.a Evans, has opted for a plea bargain with Lagos State Government over his attempt to kidnap a leading transporter, Chief Vincent Obianodo, the Chairman of Young Shall Grow Motors Limited in Lagos.
Nigeria Police

Police arrest 49 suspects for robbery, kidnapping in Abuja

The Federal Capital Territory Police Command on Friday paraded 49 suspects who were arrested in connection with alleged armed robbery, kidnapping, car snatching, drug peddling and frauds.

DSS: Abdulrasheed Maina’s son pulled out pistol to prevent dad’s arrest

The Department of State Services (DSS) said it disarmed Faisal Maina, 20, son of the former chairman, Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), Abdulrasheed Maina, before arresting him and his father.
Some repentant armed bandits in Zamfara, on Friday, handed over sophisticated rifles, ammunition and military uniform after denouncing crime, the police have said.

Police: Zamfara bandits surrender weapons, military uniform

Some repentant armed bandits in Zamfara, on Friday, handed over sophisticated rifles, ammunition and military uniform after denouncing crime, the police have said.

Three policemen remanded for stealing rifles

Three policemen have been remanded in prison custody for allegedly stealing two AK 47 rifles worth N1.7m belonging to the Nigeria Police Force.

Three police officers arraigned in court over missing guns

Three police operatives attached to Edo State security outfit, “Operation Wabaizigan,” who were dismissed for alleged conspiracy and stealing of two AK 47 rifles belonging to the Nigerian Police, have been arraigned for trial at a Benin High Court.

Bus passenger arrested with police pistol

A passenger in a bus has been arrested for being in possession of a police pistol in Onitsha, Anambra State.
Nigeria Police

Police arrest four arms dealers with 10,000 live ammunition

The Commissioner of Police, Shina Olukolu, who paraded the suspects in Ibadan, on Thursday, said they were arrested after the Special Anti-Robbery Squad office in Ibadan received information about their activities.

Police arrest suspected armed robbery kingpin, recover guns, ammunition

The police said it recovered a locally made pistol, two cartridges and assorted handsets from the suspect.

Shiites deny killing of security officers during protest at National Assembly

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) on Tuesday denied reports that its protesting members attacked police officers attached to the entrance of the National Assembly.
Nigeria Police

86 suspected kidnappers arrested in Adamawa

The Police Command in Adamawa said it had arrested 86 suspected kidnappers and 65 “township gang members`’ popularly known as “Shila Boys” terrorizing residents of Yola.
A nursing mother, Simeon Esther has been arrested by Operatives of Operation for allegedly being in possession of one AK47 Rifles and 18 rounds of live ammunition.

Nursing mother nabbed for possession of firearm

A nursing mother, Simeon Esther, has been arrested by Operatives of Operation for allegedly being in possession of one AK47 Rifles and 18 rounds of live ammunition.

Sudan police fire tear gas as civil disobedience campaign begins

Sudanese police fired tear gas Sunday at protesters taking part in the first day of a civil disobedience campaign, called in the wake of a deadly crackdown on demonstrators.

Police recover 834 arms, 19,009 live ammunition in two months

The police said they have recovered 834 arms, 19,009 live ammunition, two rocket launchers and other exhibits in the last two months.
Nigeria Police

62 suspected kidnappers in police net in Nasarawa

The Nasarawa State Police Command says it has arrested 62 suspected kidnappers within the last one week.
Nigeria Police

Police arrest nine kidnap suspects in Kaduna

The Nigeria Police Force headquarters in Abuja, yesterday, said men of Operation Puff Adder arrested nine kidnap suspects operating around Akilbu and Kudaru forests, at Chikwale, in Kachia Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

Police arrest three suspected kidnappers, rescue two victims

The Nigerian police say they arrested three suspected kidnappers, rescued two victims and recovered arms through ongoing operations to curb crime.

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