By CrossRiverWatch Admin
The Cross River State Police Command says it has arrested 15 persons for various crimes including gangstarism.
The Police Commissioner, CP Hafiz Inuwa disclosed this Wednesday while briefing newsmen on the efforts of the Police in combating the recent gangstar related killings that have ravaged Calabar, the Cross River State capital reports The NATION.
Other crimes the suspects were arrested for are piracy, armed robbery, car snatching, dealing in adulterated cement and causing threat to law and order Inuwa said and vowed that the command will not rest on its oars until the problem is dealt with as the Police is determined to go after cultists and their sponsors that have made they city unbearable for residents.
He assured that anyone caught in this regard would be dealt with within the provisions of the law irrespective of whoever it is.
“My Command is on top of the situation. We are not just sitting down,” he said.
He said the suspects who had confessed to their crimes would be charged to court.
Inuwa assured members of the public that the Command “has the capacity, capability and wherewithal to deal with any miscreant who may dare to harass, intimidate and instill fear in the minds of Cross Riverians.”
He sued for the public’s cooperation, support and understanding, in providing useful information that could lead to the arrest of hoodlums and crime perpetrators.
Also recovered in connection to these crimes were three locally made pistols, two berretta pistols, three 9mm live ammunition, two machetes, one axe, one Murano SUV, one Toyota RAV4 SUV, one Toyota Corolla car and two Mack Trucks.
CrossRiverWatch had earlier reported that no fewer than 6 have been killed in the past week.
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