Ekiti State Police Command has arrested nine suspected criminals in their hideouts, on sunday, May 1, 2022.
This is confirmed by spokesperson for the command ASP Sunday Abutu in a statement in Ado Ekiti.
The statement reads,, “As part of the ongoing strategic effort of the Ekiti State Police Command to rid the State of criminal elements with the aim of ensuring the security of lives and properties of the good people of Ekiti State, the Command operatives heavily bombarded vast forest known to be habouring bandits in the State.
“Following intelligence led surveillance activities, the Command operatives, on 29/04/2022 at about 13:00hrs, bombarded Ago Aduloju forest, Ado-Ekiti where the hoodlums attacked the operatives with dangerous weapons during which one of the operatives sustained serious injury in an attempt to arrest them.
“During the operation, nine(9) suspects, namely- Hassan Mesaje, Dagogo Nadahi, Saidi Laun, Abubakar Usman, Lawal Abdullahi, Usman Ibrahim, Idris Ahmed, Usman Abubakar and Dahiru Adamu were arrested while others took to their heels.
“The Ekiti State Commissioner of Police, CP MORONKEJI O. ADESINA, while assuring residents of Ekiti State that the Command will not relent in its fight against crimes and criminalities in the State, seeks the support and cooperation of all and sundry through the provision of timely and useful information to the police, adding that the suspects arrested will be made to face the wrath of the law.