Nigeria

End SARS: Police arrest 25 suspected looters in Kaduna

The Kaduna State Police Command said it arrested no fewer than 25 suspects for allegedly looting private and public property in the state.

The Command’s Public Relations Officer, ASP Mohammed Jalige, said this at a press conference in Kaduna on Monday, NAN reports.

Jalige said that following the current trend of #EndSARS protests in the country and the subsequent hijacking of the protests by hoodlums, the state witnessed the looting and destruction of property.

He said consequently the state government imposed a 24-hour curfew to curb criminal activities of the miscreants.

Jalige said that with the responsibility of enforcing law and order placed on the police and other sister security agencies, the command went into action.

He said that in view of this, the command apprehended 25 suspects for alleged criminal conspiracy, vandalism and looting of public and private property.

“Some of the exhibits recovered from the suspects to include, three Toyota buses, one Mercedes Benz, one Golf car and one Toyota Camry.

“Others include six Boxer motorcycles of which three were unregistered, six bed foams, one bundle of zinc, eight tricycles, 29 bags of grains and 32 pieces of plant fibre mosquito coils,” he said.

He noted that some medical items and drugs, including electrical gadgets, among others were recovered.

Jalige however, said that the command is working hard to ensure more offenders are arrested.

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