The Adamawa State Police Command on Monday, August 22 paraded 31 suspects, including the notorious Shilla boys for culpable homicide, domestic violence, rape dealers of hard drugs.
NigeriaCrime.com learned that the suspects were arrested during the week as part of the command’s efforts to rid the state of crime and criminalities across the state.
Some items recovered from the suspects include a Toyota starlet, 5 locally made single barrel guns, 8 handsets, 3 matchets, 1 laptop, Tiger Generator, a dagger, 2 live cartridges, MP3, torchlight, and hard drugs.
Speaking while parading the suspects, the State commissioner of police, Sikiru Kayode Akande said that despite the success of the police in reducing crime in the state, culpable homicide and domestic violence are on the increase.
CP Akande said that due to the alertness and proactive measures adopted by police in the state criminality has substantially reduced leading to an increase in business and commercial activities.”
He explained that the police will commence a statewide outreach program from tomorrow to sensitise the populace to nip in the bud the rising domestic violence and culpable homicide.”
Akande said the command has embarked on tactical and intelligence-driven dusk to dawn raids of criminal hideouts adding that it is making the environment toxic for hardened criminals.
On the menace of “shila” boys, Akande revealed that the command will do everything possible to know who started “shila” activities and who is currently behind the to address to menace from its roots.