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Police arrest 10 suspected rapists, thugs in Bauchi

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Police arrest 10 suspected rapists, thugs in Bauchi

No fewer than 10 suspects have been arrested by the Bauchi State Police Command for various criminal activities in the state.

This is contained in a statement on Friday in Bauchi, by SP Ahmed Wakil, spokesperson of the command.

According to the News Agency of Nigeria, the suspects were arrested for crimes of alleged rape and thuggery.

He explained that the operatives of the command were able to track five suspects for alleged rape and five others who engaged in various forms of thuggery and criminal conspiracy within the Bauchi metropolis, Dambam, Toro, and Itas-Gadau Local Government Areas (LGAs).

“Investigation is ongoing, and efforts are being intensified to apprehend other accomplices.

“The suspects will be charged to court for prosecution on completion of the investigation,” Wakil said.

The spokesman said that the Commissioner of Police (CP) in the state, Aminu Alhassan, has commended the operatives for their dedication and professionalism.

Alhassan also assured residents of the command’s unwavering commitment to the security of lives and property in the state.

He reiterated that there will be no hiding place for criminals in the state, and urged residents to remain vigilant and security conscious at all times.

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