The command of the State Police EDO on Wednesday disclosed 48 suspected criminals who were arrested for various crimes in the state.
The Commissioner of Police, Kokumo Johnson, who disclosed on Wednesday while the suspects to the command in Benin, said that 14 suspects were arrested for Heist, 16 cultism, while 18 were arrested for escaping the legal custody.
Explanisant various weapons and ammunition were also recovered during the arrest, the CP said the police were not folding their arms and watch Hoodlums have a field day.
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“Our main concern now focused on re-arrêtation escapees and recovery of looted arms and ammunition and other weapons and munitions illicit traffic.
“To this end, the police and other security agencies together with the government have in situ machines to checkmate the activities of these caps rock, which gave positive results.
“There hues and cries on the security situation in the state that arose inadvertently after the event arrivals. This is often not just connected to the attack against the police facilities and the jailbreak in which arms and ammunition were looted and prisoners let go, “he added.
The listed Kokumo exhibitions are recovered as two AK-47 rifles, four guns locally manufactured car saloon Toyota Yaris with Reg. No. UBJ-447-BT, a Toyota Highlander SUV with Reg. No. Dge-524-Ah and 21 live cartridges.
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