Police arrest 21 cattle rustlers, kidnappers in Niger

FILE PHOTO: Nigeria Police Officers
FILE PHOTO: Nigeria Police Officers

The Police in Niger have announced the arrest of 21 suspected cattle rustlers and kidnappers terrorising residents across state.

The spokesman of the command, Bala Elkalla, said this in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, on Monday in Minna.

According to him, the command also recovered 477 cattle, 90 sheep and various dangerous weapons from the suspects.

He said the suspects would be charged to court as soon as investigation is completed.

Elkalla assured residents that the command was adopting proactive measures to end the activities of cattle rustling, kidnapping and other forms of criminal activities in the state.



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  • Otile

    It is interesting that Buhari’s security forces only arrest suspected cattle rustlers but look the other way whenever his Fulani tribesmen murder and rape innocent people.