Kogi police arrest 71 suspected criminals, kill one.
 
   
 
   
 

Kogi State Police Commissioner, Mr. Emmanuel Ojukwu, has said that his command had declared a total war against crime and warned criminals to leave the state or face the full wrath of the force.

   
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Parading 72 suspects arrested for several crimes, in Lokoja before journalists, the Ojukwu maintained that the police was committed to combat criminal elements in the state.

Also the dead body of a notorious criminal, who was said to be among those terrorising the eastern flank of the state was displayed.

 

The deceased was said to have been killed during a shoot-out with the police on patrol at Odu, in Dekina Local Government Area.

 

Ojukwu said the crimes for which the suspects were arrested included cases of criminal conspiracy and culpable homicide and possession of weeds suspected to be cannabis and other dangerous weapons.

   
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He said that, on September 9, a patrol team attached to Obajana Divisional Police headquarters was ambushed and attacked leading to the death of Inspector Suleiman Onotu, while two other policemen were seriously injured.

Based on information received the criminals’ hide-outs including the notorious “Boko Haram Junction” were raided and 56 criminals were rounded up.

 
   
 

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