The Kano State Police Command says it has arrested two Boko Haram suspects in 2021.
This was contained in a statement by the state Police spokesman, DSP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa.
The statement reads in parts;
The Kano State Police Command under the leadership of CP Sama’ila Shu’aibu Dikko, fsi congratulates the good people of Kano State for the successes recorded that led to a serene and peaceful atmosphere in the year 2021. At the beginning of the year 2021, there were security threats, including the threat of Armed Robbery and Kidnapping along the villages in Seventeen (17) frontline border LGAs of the State bordering Kaduna, Katsina, Jigawa and Bauchi States, threats of Thuggery (Daba) and Drugs Abuse within the Eight (8) LGAs in Kano Metropolis and the threats of domestic violence in the remaining Nineteen (19) LGAs of the State.
In line with the directives and guidance of the Inspector General of Police, IGP Alkali Baba Usman psc(+), NPM, fdc, the general security situation of the State was carefully assessed, critically analyzed and demographically crime-mapped. An action plan was designed to effectively Police the State. The following strategies were incorporated in the Command’s action plan.
i. Robust Community Policing Engagements.
ii. Sustaining the Operation Puff Adder that is based on Rapid Response to Distress Calls.
iii. Intelligence-led and Visibility Policing.
iv. Adherence to the ethics of the Force.
v. Synergy with sister security agencies.
From 1st January, 2021 to 31st December, 2021 tremendous successes were recorded as follows:-
A. SUMMARY OF MAJOR CASES RECORDED FROM 01/01/2021 TO 31/12/2021
i. Number of Culpable Homicide Cases Reported – 29
Number of Victims killed – 31
Number male suspects prosecuted – 32
Number of female suspects prosecuted – 12
ii. Number of Rape Cases Reported – 71
Number of suspects prosecuted – 84
iii. Number of Unnatural Offence Cases Reported – 24
Number of suspects prosecuted – 28
iv. Number of Kidnapping Cases Reported – 16
Number of male suspects prosecuted – 120
Number of female suspects prosecuted – 5
Number of Kidnapped Victims rescued – 39
v. Number of Armed Robbery Cases Reported – 23
Number suspects prosecuted – 237
SUMMARY OF ACHIEVEMENTS RECORDED BY KANO STATE POLICE COMMAND FROM 01/01/2021 TO 31/12/2021
i. Two (2) Boko Haram suspects.
ii. Two Hundred and Thirty Seven (237) Armed Robbery Suspects.
iii. One Hundred and Twenty Five (125) Kidnapping Suspects.
iv. Eighty Nine (89) Suspected Fraudsters.
v. Eight (8) Suspected Cattles Rustlers.
vi. One Hundred and Fifty Eight (158) Suspected Drug Dealers.
vii. Seventy Five (75) Motor Vehicles Thieves.
viii. Forty Nine (49) Tricycles Thieves.
ix. Ten (10) Motorcycle Thieves.
x. Thirty Five (35) Suspected Cattle Rustlers.
xi. One Thousand Five Hundred and Seventy-Six (1,576) Thugs (‘Yan Daba)
i. Thirty Nine (39) Kidnapped Victims.
ii. Eight (8) Human Trafficking Victims.
iii. Forty Seven (47) Victims of Illegal Confinement.
iv. Two (2) Victims of Solitary Confinement
i. Seventy Five (75) Rifles, including One (1) SMG, One (1) AK-49, Seven (7) AK-47, One (1) Type-06, Eight (8) Pistols, One (1) Pump Action, Fifty Four (54) Locally Made Guns, Two (2) Toys and large quantity of Ammunition and Cartridges.
ii. One Hundred and Twenty-Five (125) Motor Vehicles.
iii. Ninety-Four (94) Tricycles.
iv. Fifty Three (53) Motorcycles.
v. Three (3) Bicycles.
vi. Fifty Two (52) Cattles
vii. Nine (9) Sheep.
viii. Six Hundred and Seven Four (674) Knives.
ix. Seven Three (73) Clubs (Gora).
x. 1,042 Packets of Tramadol valued at N29,754,000.00
xi. Fourteen (14) Cartons of Fake Drugs valued N2,400,000.00.
xii. Fifty (50) Bags, Five Hundred and Forty Six (546) Parcels of Dried Leaves suspected to be Indian Hemp valued N22,261,000.00.
xiii. Four (4) bags of codeine syrup and Seventy Four (74) packages of Red Solutions.
xiv. One Thousand Seven Hundred Forty Seven (1,747) Packets of Exol Tablets valued N51,045,000.00.
xv. Seventy Five (75) Cartons of expired Diclofenac Tabs.
xvi. Four Hundred and Eighty Three (483) pieces of Suck and Die.
xvii. Three Thousand and Eighty Five (3,085) packet of Dizapam Tablets.
xviii. One Hundred and Forty (140) Sachets of Rapanol Tablets.
xix. One Hundred and Fifty (150) Bottles of Codeine.
xx. Thirty Five (35) pieces of Volume-5 Tabts.
xxi. Six Hundred and Eighty (680) Mobile Phones.
xxii. Twenty Two (22) ATM Cards.
xxiii. Five (5) Packet Air Conditions.
xxiv. One Thousand Seven Hundred and Eighteen (1,718) SIM Cards.
xxv. Thirty Two (32) Jerry-Cans of Fuel PMS.
xxvi. Four (4) Improvise Hoax Explosive Device (IED).
xxvii. Four (4) Computer Laptops.
xxviii. Two (2) Solar Panels.
xxix. One Hundred and Fourteen (144) expired Mina-Mina Sweet.
Condensed Tin – Milk, etc.
Plan for the year 2022: The strategy in place is yielding positive results and will be maintained. The Command will continue to intensify Community Policing Engagements and utilize various Community Policing Committees for public enlightenment and sensitization.
The Commissioner of Police, Kano State Command, CP Sama’ila Shu’aibu Dikko, fsi known by the people of Kano State as “Nagari Nakowa” appreciates Kano State Government, the good people of Kano State, other security agencies, the Media, Members of Police Community Relations Committee (PCRC), Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), Civil Liberty Organizations (CLOs), Special Constables, Vigilante Groups and our Community Policing Stakeholders for the prayers, support, encouragement and cooperation. Currently, with geometric reduction in crime rate, stable and peaceful atmosphere in the State, the Command will continue to sustain the tempo in fighting all criminal activities in the State.
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