Plateau police parade nine suspects, recovers 171 arms
Plateau State Police Command has paraded nine suspected criminals and recovered 171 illegal arms, 795 ammunitions and 131 cartridges from the public, during clashes in the state.
The State Police Commissioner, Undie Adie, who paraded the suspects at the weekend at the Command headquarters in Jos, said the suspects were arrested for rape, car theft, motorcycle snatching, impersonation and culpable homicide, among other criminal acts.
He said: “It is regrettable to note that the Command is witnessing an increase in cases of rape in the state. Between February to date, the Command has recorded 19 rape cases, involving 24 suspects, who have been charged to court for prosecution.”