Coinciding with these days of whistle blowing, a good Samaritan blew the whistle on a house located at Maidile Qtrs, Kano, which housed a gang of criminals that have been terrorizing Gandu, Tukuntawa, Jaoji, Unguwar Geza, Sabuwar Mandawari,Tudun Maliki and Shagari Qtrs through theft during the day and night time, extortion, attacking tricyclists and numerous other heinous acts.
On Saturday 22nd April, operatives of the Kano State Police Command raided the house and arrested 19 suspects (7 men and 5 female) while 3 knives, 2 scissors, 3 solar panels, drugs, one Jincheng motorcycle, quantity of Indian hemp, cough syrups and sticks.
The suspects confessed to have carried out their nefarious acts of theft, extortion, snatching of handset,s etc. further investigation revealed that the house was allocated to them by an elder brother to one of the suspects.
A statement issued on Wednesday, April 26, by the spokesperson for the Command said that security generally is a collective responsibility of every good citizen.
"And in our pursuit of conducive security atmosphere, the Command always seek the cooperation and support of the general public through community partnership in order to attain success. Useful and timely information is very essential in crime prevention and control."
"In this regard, the Kano State Police Command under the leadership of CP Rabiu Yusuf psc+ wishes to assure the good people of Kano State that all information and tips given to us will be treated with top secrecy and confidentiality. While residents should keep being conscious of their immediate environment to expose activities of criminals"