No fewer than 124 individuals have been taken into custody by the Federal Capital Territory Police Command in various raids carried out throughout the region.
Between Sunday and Tuesday, the FCT’s Kabusa, Karshi and Nyanya, Dutse Alhaji, Mpape, Iddo, and Utako communities were among those targeted by the raids.
In response to our correspondent’s question on the raids that were seen in several areas of the Federal Capital Territory on Wednesday, SP Josephine Adeh, the spokesperson for the FCT Police, stated that there had been extensive raids both during the day and at night at the numerous flashpoints throughout the region.
She claimed there was a redoubled police effort to drive out offenders from the area.
Adeh stated, “The CP has been working seamlessly over the past few weeks to ensure that the FCT is reasonably peaceful for lawful citizens.” In an attempt to exterminate criminals from the Federal Capital Territory, night and day raids on dubious locations and straightforward structures have been ongoing.
Giving a breakdown of the number of suspects detained, she stated that so far in the ongoing operations, 124 people had been detained from black spots.
In addition to mentioning that the suspects were being questioned and screened, Adeh said that they will thereafter face charges in court.
“We have arrested about 124 people so far,” she stated. Iddo, Utako, Mpape, and Nyanya all saw 37 arrests on Sunday. They had dried leaves that appeared to be Indian hemp. At crime hotspots in Kabusa, Karashi, and Nyanya on Monday, 46 people were taken into custody. In Dutse Alhaji, Kabusa, Nyanya, and Mpape on Tuesday, 41 individuals were taken into custody.
The accused will face charges in court after undergoing screening and questioning at many divisions.