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Police arrest over 20 suspects in Jos

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The Police Command Headquarters in Jos has arrested over twenty suspects in the last three weeks for various offences. 

The Commissioner of Police Plateau state command Isaac Akinyomede said this while briefing newsmen in Jos. 

The police boss in the state said the command has been able to achieve arrests of suspects with crimes such as criminal conspiracy and trafficking, culpable homicide, possession of unlawful arms and armed robbery amongst others. 

About six suspects in Tudun Wada, Jenta Gada Biyu and Dong all from Jos North and South local Government areas we’re arrested for culpable homicide, armed robbery and cultist activities. 

Two other suspects where also arrested for the possession of counterfeit currency amounting to about sixteen million Naira in one thousand Naira notes. 

Five women were also arrested in a case of criminal conspiracy and trafficking in person. The command has resolved to cut down on crime in the state and to strengthen personels by deploying them to the field,  while it reorganizes the patrol system in the state to be more effective and efficient.

Bilkisu Kambai/Jos 

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