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Kogi Police Parade Suspected Robbers, Kidnappers

It was a big haul as the Kogi State police command paraded 27 suspected kidnappers and armed robbers terrorizing the state in the last five months.

The State Commissioner of Police, Yakubu Usman who paraded the suspects before newsmen at the state police headquarters in Lokoja said there are some notorious criminals who have been on the police wanted list.

Residence of Kogi state have been under attack by either kidnappers who will in turn demand for ram while some robbers attack both at night and day.

The Commissioner of Police on resumption into office a few weeks ago, went into action with his men and their new improved strategy operation put in place, twenty seven of the suspected kidnappers and armed robbers were arrested with weapons and ammunition recovered by the special anti-robbery squared (SAR) on their recent operation across the state.

The Commissioner of Police in the state Yakubu Usman while briefing pressmen and some senior police officers in his office on the development, said as a result of hard work of men in his command they have recorded some success, while he promised to tackle criminality in the state with vigor.

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One of the suspect Ogrima Onuku whom the police said has been on there wanted list since 2014, alleged to have been impersonating with an identity card from the presidency, also snatched a black Camry car, and has been using it for political purposes, explained to journalist his involvement in the robbery.

These kidnappers also explain their involvement and how much they were paid.