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July 10, 2024

Police nab 25 suspected thugs in Kaduna

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By Ibrahim Hassan-Wuyo

Kaduna – Police operatives in Kaduna State have arrested 25 members of gangs causing harm to communities across the state and established a new outfit with the task of clamping down on all acts of social vices in the state.

The Spokesperson of the Command, ASP Mansur Hassan in a statement, explained that “owing to an upsurge in thuggery (sara-suka), phone and female handbags snatching and drug related offences among youths in Kaduna, the Commissioner of Police Kaduna State Command CP A.D. Ali, psc has established a new outfit with the task of clamping down on all acts of social vices in the State.”

“The unit which is referred to as the Anti Vice Unit has since started operating and will be liaising with all the Divisions to diligently handle all cases of thuggery, phone snatching, drug and illicit substances consumption and peddling, possessing dangerous weapons, etc.”

“Consequently, no fewer than 25 persons have been arrested across the metropolis about the aforesaid offences with 16 among them arrested within Rigasa axis and charged for thuggery (sara-suka) and had dangerous weapons.”

“The Commissioner of Police Kaduna thus, charged the new outfit to make Kaduna State, especially the metropolis safe for the populace by continuously denying these urchins any operating space. He equally called on parents and guardians to warn their wards to desist from any act of delinquency,” the statement added.