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Police arrest six suspected cultists, seven robbers in Nasarawa










The Nasarawa State Police Command  has arrested some suspected cultists and armed robbers perturbing the peace of residents of the state.

The Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Ramhan Nansel, made this known in a statement made available to newsmen in Lafia on Wednesday.

He explained that the suspects were arrested in the Tilla area while they were mapping-out plans to attack their victims and steal their valuables.

According to Nansen, “Upon receipt of the information, a team of police personnel was immediately deployed in the area and six out of the 30 suspected cultists were arrested.

“We got credible information about the gang of armed robbers and police personnel attached to the Keffi Division conducted a raid on a notorious black spot in the Tilla area, Keffi.

“Seven of the suspected criminals were apprehended and one locally-fabricated gun and four pieces of 7.62mm ammunition were recovered from them as exhibits.

“The Commissioner of Police, Bola Longe, has directed that the cases be transferred to the State Criminal Investigation Department in Lafia.”

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