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Police arrest 8 suspected gunmen in Kano

10 October 2012, 09:31

Kano - The Kano state police command have arrested eight suspected gunmen in connection with the killing of the two policemen on Tuesday,

The State Police Commissioner, Mr. Ibrahim Idris, confirmed the arrest of the suspects to newsmen in Kano, saying that they were in an uncompleted building at Kofar Dawanau quarters in Dala local government area of the state.

“The area was condoned off by the security operatives and we succeeded in arresting eight suspects.

‘’Three AK 47 rifles were recovered from the uncompleted building where the suspects were arrested.’’

Ibrahim said that two of the three AK 47 rifles recovered from the suspects belonged to the two policemen who were killed while the other one was suspected to have been used by gunmen in attacking the policemen.

He assured that the innocent ones among those arrested would be released immediately after the investigations.

The commissioner, however, appealed to the people to always cooperate with the security operatives in the state to enable them discharge their constitutional duties effectively.

“The cooperation of members of the public assisted in the arrest of the suspects in connection with the incident.’’

Ibrahim also urged members of the public to report any suspicious movement to the law enforcement agents for prompt action.

NAN recalls that gunmen on Tuesday, killed two policemen and injured a woman at Kofar Dawanau quarters in Dala local government area of the state.


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