Operatives of the Zone 3 Police Command in Adamawa State have arrested 42 crime suspects for various offences ranging from house breaking, running a brothel, and possession of illicit drugs.
The Zone 3 Police Public Relations Officer, SP Yusuf Adamu, who disclosed this in a statement on Monday, July 18, said the suspects including some notorious Shila Boys, were arrested during raids at criminal hideouts and brothels in Yola.
“In a bid to complement the efforts of the two components states under the zone, the Assistant Inspector General of Police in charge of zone 3 HQTRS, Yola AIG Daniel Sokari Pedro mni directed the Deputy Commissioner of Police in-charge of Operations to wipe out the remenants of Shilla Boys and other criminal elements within the zone,” the statement read.
“Operatives swiftly acted and arrested a total number of 42 suspects in connection with various offences ranging from Being in Possession of Hardrugs, House Breaking / Burglary, Brothel among others
“Some of the exhibits recovered during the operation includes; Fabricated Iron used for House Breaking, Tramadol , Dry leaves reasonably suspected to be Indian Hemp, Bottles containing liquids locally known as suck and die. Others includes Bucket, pot, clothing materials and scissors.
“The AIG therefore called on the General Public to be vigilant and report any infraction of Law to the nearby Police formation for appropriate action.”