Abuja - Cross River police ran an operation where they
arrested 13 armed robbers and two kidnappers in different parts of the state,
Police Commissioner in the state, Jimoh Ozi-Obeh, has stated
that the breakthrough in arrests through information given by the public.
According to the commissioner, two suspects were arrested
while they were attempting a kidnap a hotel owner in Calabar. Two locally made
pistols were discovered from the suspects.
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Residents have been thanked with their assistance to the
arrests and have been encouraged to assist police through sharing information.
Further, the commissioner has promised that the command
would do everything in its power to reduce crime.
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