The Nasarawa State Police Command has paraded 17 suspected armed robbers and kidnappers, who were arrested in separate raids on criminal hideouts across the state.
The state Commissioner of Police, Bola Longe, who paraded the suspects, in Lafia on Wednesday, said they were arrested in connection with several cases of armed robbery and kidnapping within and outside the state capital.
Items recovered from one of the suspects, whose name was given as Yakubu Umar (21), included a gun, iron rod, cutlass, black mask, various charms and amulets as well as one round of 7.62mm ammunition.
Umar’s accomplices, said to be members of his robbery gang, are, however, still at large. Read more