IGP deploys special forces to combat kidnappers, bandits in N/West

IGP deploys special forces to combat kidnappers, bandits in N/West

- Acting IGP Mohammed Adamu has deployed special forces to combat kidnappers and bandits in the north-west

- Adamu said the forces would attack the bandits in their camps, destroy the camps, arrest them and occupy the camps so that they don’t return

- The police chief also urged religious leaders and the public to intensify prayers to enable the security agency succeed in the fight against criminal acts in the country

The acting inspector-general of police, Mohammed Adamu, says the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has deployed special forces in the north-west to combat kidnappers and bandits.

Adamu made the disclosure while addressing members of the Police Community Relations Committee (PCRC) on Wednesday, April 10 in Katsina, NAN reports.

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Legit.ng gathers that he said that the forces would attack the bandits in their camps, destroy the camps, arrest them and occupy the camps so that they would not return.

Adamu, therefore, solicited vital information about activities of criminals and bandits in their domains to enable the police continue to secure lives and property.

“The police are ready to meet the bandits and kidnappers in their hideouts in the forests and fight them.

“You should assist police with vital information about criminal activities in the society,” he said.

The police boss said that the force had been able to arrest those who kidnapped Governor Aminu Masari’s mother-in-law who was kidnapped about a month ago.

“Nobody will commit crime and go free,” he said.

Abubakar also urged religious leaders and the public to intensify prayers to enable the police succeed in the fight against criminal acts in the country.

He said that such would assist the police in continuing to secure lives and property across in the country.

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Recall that Legit.ng previously reported that acting IGP Mohammed Adamu on Tuesday, April 9, visited Zamfara and pledged more decisive action against bandits and kidnappers terrorising the state.

The IGP told newsmen after attending a security stakeholders meeting in Gusau, that President Muhammad Buhari had given the police and other security agencies order to restore normalcy to the state.

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