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NSCDC arrest 93 suspect in Kano

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Kano State Command, says it has arrested no fewer than 93 suspects for various crimes in the state between January and March.

Mr Adamu Salihu, the NSCDC state Commandant, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kano on Friday.

Salihu said the suspects were arrested for theft, vandalism and criminal breach of trust among others.

“Out of the 93 suspects, 29 were prosecuted before court of law, 57 suspects are under investigation, and we secured seven convictions within the period,” he said.

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The commandant reiterated NSCDC’s commitment towards protecting and safeguarding all critical national assets and infrastructure.

He enjoined residents to support security agencies with useful security information to keep the state safe, adding that security should be every citizen’s responsibility. (NAN)

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