In line with directives of the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, to all Police Commands and Formations across the country to implement Community-oriented policing strategy, application of technology, intelligence-led policing and round-the-clock visibility patrols, the Commissioner of Police, Kano State Command, CP Mohammed Usaini having assumed office on 2nd May 2023 received community reports that Armed Robbers are using dangerous weapons such as knives, cutlasses and other sharp objects to attack innocent people and robbed them of their valuables particularly along BUK road, Hadejia road, Zoo road, Haj camp junction, etc., by use of Tricycles and Motorcycles.

 Having obtained briefs from the relevant Command’s Departmental Head, the Commissioner of Police directed the use of all Police assets at the Command’s disposal to carry out clearance operations in the aforementioned areas on the 6th and 7th of May 2023 during the last weekend. A total of Twenty-Seven (27) suspects were arrested for offences of armed robbery and receiving stolen properties. Twenty-Eight (28) Mobile Phones, Two (2) Tricycles, Three (3) Motorcycles, Eighteen (18) Mobile Phone Batteries and other dangerous weapons were recovered from them.

The Commissioner of Police has further directed Area Commanders, Divisional Police Officers and Tactical Commanders to deal ruthlessly with criminals, ensure robust Community Policing engagements, sustained intelligence gathering and round-the-clock visibility patrols. He appreciates the good people of the State for their Prayers, support, encouragement, understanding and cooperation.


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