Edo police arrest four suspected Boko Haram terrorists
Police in Edo State on Thursday said they had arrested four suspected members of Boko Haram who escaped into the state after perpetrating heinous crimes in neighbouring Kogi State.
The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Mohammed DanMallam, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Benin.
DanMallam said that the suspects were nabbed on a tip-off in their hide-out in Afuze, Edo North Senatorial District.
He said that on interrogation, one of the suspects confessed to having killed 40 of his victims, while another confessed to have escaped from Koton Karfi Prison in 2014, and also participated in an armed robbery in Ekiti in 2013.
He, however, said that the suspects would be handed over to the Police in Kogi for further interrogation as their crimes were perpetrated in that state.
DanMallam also told NAN that since the inauguration of “Operation Puff Adder” in the state on May 2, the command had recorded some achievements in the fight against crime and criminality.
He explained that 34 suspects had been arrested in connection with armed robbery, and four others apprehended in connection with kidnapping.
He added that 32 suspected cultists had been arrested since the operation began, and that 10 different arms and 215 ammunitions were recovered.
The police chief disclosed that nine victims were rescued from suspected kidnappers, while 11 vehicles were also recovered.
He restated that the fight against crime was continuous and that the command was committed to reducing the cases in the state to the barest minimum.
DanMallam said that it was untrue that any life was lost in the clash by cult groups in Benin on Monday.
“We arrested two of them who are still with us and under investigation because they are from rival groups.”
Click>>> HERE >>>to advertise with us
SPONSORED LINK: >>>>>REVEALED: 3 natural ways to get stronger erections, last 25 minutes on bed, and increase manhood size without using drugs. Also, Natural Prostrate Enlargement Remedy.. Get In HERE... SPONSORED LINK: >>>>>>Revealed! How I finally got rid of STDs and UTI infections naturally, completely and became free… it’s 100% natural and has no side effects!
Win your Court cases today, Get Affordable Supreme Court Law Reports >> CLICK HERE
Get all the decisions of the Court of Appeal with a CLICK...... Visit Court of Appeal Reports Nigeria.
BESTSELLER: Get A-Z of contemporary laws of ELECTRONIC EVIDENCE in Nigeria By Alaba Omolaye-Ajileye. To ORDER, sms or call : +2347063666998, +2348159307051 or email email@example.com
Supreme Court Judgments on Lands (1907-2013) and Nigerian Company Law Cases (1945-2016) are going for 120k per set.The Reports contain valuable and uncommon locus classicus for Legal research, opinion, and advocacy. Grab your copy now!!! Call 09091130714 or 07084004038