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Police parade suspected vandals of Second Niger Bridge in Anambra

Police parade suspected vandals of Second Niger Bridge in Anambra
October 09
20:11 2023

The police command in Anambra has paraded 129 suspects, including those arrested over alleged vandalism of the Second Niger Bridge.

Aderemi Adeoye, commissioner of police in the Anambra, who paraded the suspects on Monday, said those arrested for allegedly vandalising the Second Niger Bridge were five.

H added that 34 suspected cultists responsible for a series of attacks in Awka, the state capital, were among those paraded.

The police commissioner said 30 of the suspects were arrested for alleged involvement in insurgency, 39 for armed robbery, 38 for cultism and 22 were kidnap suspects.


He said police officers rescued 24 persons who were abducted by the suspects, including 18 passengers of a bus hijacked at Amorka in the Ihiala area of the state while travelling from Port Harcourt to Lagos.

He said operatives also recovered 93 ammunition, 25 motor vehicles, 26 firearms, 14 tricycles and seven motorcycles and one roll of armoured cables and iron grill stolen from the Second Niger Bridge.



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