Nasarawa State Police Command says it has identified strategic spots prone to banditry attacks

Nasarawa State Police Command says it has identified strategic spots prone to banditry attacks and other criminal activies across the state for aggressive and surveillance operations.

Commissioner of Police in the state Mr. Bola Longe stated this during the relaunch of the Nigeria Police Force Operation Puff Adder Two in Lafia the Nasarawa State capital.

Mr Bola Longe said well equipped police personnel comprising Mobile police, Special Forces and Counter Terrorists officers had been deployed to strategic locations to tackle frontally any form of insecurity in the state.

He pointed out that the Operation Puff Adder Two would work closely with 503 trained Special Constables who are providing the police with credible information on criminal activities in their various communities to achieve the desired results.

Highpoint of the relaunch of the Operation Puff Adder Two in Nasarawa State was the parade of over 28 suspected criminals including one Inusa Alhaji for his alleged involvement in the abduction and killing of the state APC Chairman, Mr Philip Shekwo.

Also paraded were two suspected bandits who were arrested on their way from Nasarawa Toto Local Government Areas to procure rounds of AK 47 live ammunition in Keana.

Items recovered from the suspects include seven firearms,32 live ammunition, four vehicles and one million fifty thousand Naira cash.

Chris Nyamtu

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