Ilorin - The Kwara Police Command in its
bid to rid the state of crimes, has called on suspected thugs to surrender
their ammunitions so as to avoid arrest and prosecution.
The Police Public Relations Officer of the command, ASP
Ajayi Okasanmi, made the call in an interview in Ilorin on Monday.
Okasanmi said that it was illegal for any youth or thug to
possess firearms and dangerous weapons.
He said anybody caught with such items would be prosecuted
according to the law.
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The police spokesman said that the joint security operations
in the state had succeeded in restoring normalcy to the areas affected by the
recent fracas in some parts of Ilorin.
He dismissed allegations that some innocent individuals were
being arrested as suspects in the ongoing clampdown on some of the suspected
thugs that unleashed mayhem on Ilorin recently as false.
According to Okasanmi, all innocent people arrested in
connection with the incident were released after thorough investigation.