From WILSON BAKO, Lafia
The Nasarawa State Police Command has arrested the Village Head of Mangora Goma inTunga Village of Nasarawa L G A of the state, Alh. Dalhatu Abubakar, for allegedly aiding and abetting kidnapping.
The State Commissioner of Police (CP), Bola Longe disclosed this over the weekend in Lafia while parading the village head alongside other 80 suspected criminals.
According to the Police Commissioner, his men arrested the village head following credible intelligence information on his involvement in kidnapping activities along Loko in Nasarawa/Toto axis.
“He is a notorious criminal with a long and inglorious reputation of covertly, in most clandestine manner and has been on our wanted list,” the Commissioner said.
He added that from October 22 to December 2019, the Command arrested 46 suspected kidnappers and 35 suspected cultists.
He said that the police also recovered nine firearms, 34 ammunition, three tricycles, two motorcycles and three vehicles within the period.
The Police Commissioner noted that the success were recorded due to the support from the public and appealed that the public should sustain it in order to make the state safe.
Mr. Longe warned criminal elements in the state to either repent before being caught or relocate, as the Police Command was more determined more than ever before to tackle them to a standstill.