By Teryima Andrew
Commissioner of police in Plateau state, CP Undie Adie said his men will continue to arrest criminals until crime is eliminated, the police boss stated this Friday, at the police command Jos, during a press conference.
CP Adie paraded the suspected criminals to Journalists, at the police command, he said most of the suspects were snatchers.
Among the car theft was one Abdullahi Mohammed who was named as the principal suspect who was arrested in Zaria, Kaduna state.
Police also paraded a car painter specialist, Dan Magaji, who specialized in repainting stolen cars for Abdullahi Mohammed.
The police also paraded two suspected murderers who killed a girl friend “a case of capable homicide, on the 18 of February 2017, Mr Gyang Jok of Tahoss village in Riyom Local government reported to the village chief that his Son Stephen Gyang had confessed to have conspired with one Kelly James of Jebbu Bassa and strangulated miss Alice Samuel his girl friend to death.”
Mr Adie said the police command arrested a syndicated of car snatchers “on the 21st of November, 2017, at about 1680 hours, one Mrs Mgbachi Nkereiruka Pauline of the university of Jos health centre, Jos, reported at area command metro.”
According to the commissioner of police, the Toyota car stolen from the said woman valued at 1.2 million Naira.
It was observed that, a total of eleven cars were recovered, and shown to news men during the press conference, among the stolen cars were seven different Toyota model cars recovered by the police.
The police boss also said gang raping cases rate was on increase in Plateau state, he said the command recorded 19 cases of rape within two months this year.
“Between February to date, the command has recorded nineteen (19) number of rape cases involving 24 suspects who have been charged to court for prosecution.
He advised that “parents and wards are hereby advised to give more attention to the movements of their female children so that they don’t stray into the hands of criminal minded persons.”
Mr Adie said all the suspects paraded will be charged to court when investigation are concluded.