43 rival thugs surrender to Police in Kano
The Kano State Police Command has confirmed that 43 members of rival thug groups from Goburawa-Gangare and Tudun Fulani Quarters of Ungogo Local Government Area (LGA) have surrendered.
The Kano State Commissioner of Police, CP Mohammed Gumel, confirmed this in a statement on Wednesday with the total number of repentant thugs now 143.
Gumel said that these groups of thugs had engaged in violent conflicts in Kano for over five years.
According to him, their activities had resulted in harm to the residents of the state and damage of properties.
The Kano Commissioner of Police commended the state government over its support for community policing, saying it has been quite successful.
Gumel further urged everyone to work together to ensure sustainable peace and security in Kano State.
“My ultimate goal is the security and safety of everyone in Kano State,” he said while calling on stakeholders for more co-operation.
He has also offered a bounty for information leading to the arrest of two notorious criminals whose names he, however, did not mention.
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