By Zubairu Idris
The Katsina State Police Command says it recorded 210 circumstances of rape and unnatural acts within the state in 2017.
The command’s spokesman, DSP Isa Gambo, instructed the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Katsina that 275 individuals allegedly concerned within the varied rape circumstances have been arrested through the interval.
He stated 207 of the circumstances have been in court docket, with three nonetheless below investigation.
Gambo additionally stated that the command had arrested 320 individuals suspected to be concerned in 204 armed robberies throughout the state through the interval.
According to him, the police are prosecuting 155 of the armed theft circumstances whereas the remainder are being investigated.
The spokesman additionally stated 150 incidents of culpable murder have been reported to the command for which 319 individuals have been arrested.
He added that 140 of the circumstances had been investigated and charged to court docket whereas 10 have been below investigation.
On cattle rustling, Gambo stated the command was capable of recuperate 313 cows and 24 sheep from 29 suspected rustlers.
He disclosed that 43 circumstances of automobile theft have been reported to the command within the interval below evaluate with 85 individuals arrested and charged to court docket.
On recoveries, the command stated it 38 hearth arms, 158 ammunition and stolen property valued at N17.7 million have been recovered through the interval below evaluate.
He defined that 5 suspects have been arrested in reference to three circumstances of kidnapping within the state.
In one other improvement, the official stated a complete of two,000 policemen have been promoted for his or her gallantry through the interval, whereas 136 police personnel within the command have been issued with homes below the brand new Police Housing Scheme.
Gambo, nevertheless, stated the command was grappling with challenges of logistics together with insufficient patrol autos and manpower.
He careworn the necessity to evaluate the welfare bundle of the police to boost their effectivity and enhance their morale.
The command’s spokesman urged most people to supply the police with helpful details about actions of criminals within the state.