Police in the Federal Capital Territory have raided Kabusa, Karshi and Nyanya, Dutse Alhaji, Mpape, Iddo, and Utako areas arresting 124 suspects in separate raids in the process.
According to the FCT Police spokesperson, SP Josephine Adeh, on Wednesday said the massive raids were carried out during the day and at night at the various flashpoints from Sunday to Tuesday.
She said the raids were meant to flush out criminals from the territory.
Adeh said, “In the last few weeks, the CP has been working effortlessly to ensure the FCT is relatively peaceful for lawful citizens. There have been constant raids at night and day of suspicious places and uncomplicated buildings in our effort to wipe out criminals out of FCT.”
Adeh said the suspects were being screened and interrogated, adding that they would be charged in court afterwards.
She disclosed that on Sunday, 37 were arrested at Iddo, Utako, Mpape, and Nyanya while Indian hemp were recovered from them.
“On Monday, 46 suspects were arrested at criminal hotspots in Kabusa, Karshi, and Nyanya. On Tuesday, 41 suspects were arrested in Dutse Alhaji, Kabusa, Nyanya and Mpape.
“The suspects are currently under screening and interrogation at various divisions after which they will be charged to court,” she said.