The Commissioner of Police in RIvers State, Joseph Mukan has disclosed that kidnapping, automobile theft and youngster trafficking syndicates are main prevailing crimes within the State.
CP Mukan made the revelation whereas showcasing the achievements of the command and parading suspects arrested throughout operations in several elements of the State.
He added that the command just isn’t additionally relenting in tackling the problem.
A number of the suspects paraded included these concerned in numerous offences: youngster trafficking, kidnapping, in addition to the suspects concerned within the kidnap and homicide of the Divisional Crime Officer Afam Division, Late DCO Moses Egbede.
Mukan mentioned males of the anti-kidnapping unit led by the commander, in a covert operation arrested one 22-year-old, Idoroyen Friday Ogale in Eleme LGA who on interrogation confessed to have kidnapped the now Late Officer together with others.
Among the many suspects paraded are additionally Chinedu Nwachukwu who allegedly killed a forty-year-old lady and stole her three-months-old child and Mary Ishmael, a 60-year-old lady who allegedly purchased the newborn on the sum of N350,000 and amongst others.
“Operatives of the Anti-Kidnapping Unit once more arrested one Temple Emmanuel ‘m’ 27yrs of Ngo Neighborhood in Andoni LGA, the place they recovered forty items of 1 Thousand Faux Naira Notes.
“You’ll little question agree with me that since my assumption of obligation within the State, I’ve labored assiduously with my Workforce to neutralize all prison actions/parts and stabilized the Command; which is the explanation for the delicate peace we get pleasure from at present in Rivers State. This after all, is due largely to the rejigging and re-strategizing mechanisms I put in place that paid off handsomely.