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Police arrest 15 suspects, recover 20 stolen vehicles in Kano

The Police in Kano said its operatives have recovered 15 vehicles stolen from various parts of the state and arrested 20 suspects in a series of crackdown operations in the last month.

Spokesperson for Kano Police Command SP Abdullahi Kiyawa announced this in a statement on Tuesday.

He said that the arrest and recovery of the stolen vehicles were a result of the command’s commitment to ending all forms of criminality in the state.

Kiyawa said, ” We are fully committed to combating cases of theft of motor vehicles and all forms of criminal activities in our areas of supervision.

” In the last one month, the police command consistently demonstrated its commitment to ensuring the protection of lives and properties of all residents of the state.

“This is in furtherance to the directives and vision of I-G Egbetokun to all police commands and formations to implement community-based policing, intelligence-led policing and the display of professional competence for effective service delivery.

” The state police became committed by combating and nipping in the bud cases of motor vehicle theft in the state.

” We embarked on a series of crackdown operations that led to the arrest of 15 suspected motor vehicle thieves and recovery of 20 exhibit vehicles,”he said.

The Commissioner of Police, Usaini Gumel, while appreciating the people for their understanding, cooperation and support, reiteratedthe commitment of the command to live above board.

He further urged everyone to keep reporting any suspicious movement, person(s) or item(s) they come across to the nearest police station for prompt security action.( )

credit: PM News