The Rivers State Police Command has paraded over thirty three suspected criminals terrorizing residents in different parts of the state.
Those paraded included fifteen suspected cultists, four suspected kidnappers who descend on their victims using military uniform, fourteen suspected armed robbers, as well as six teenagers who watch ATM customers idly and rob them after any transaction.
The command during the parade, also displayed sophisticated weapons and assorted charms used by the suspects to carry out their operation.
Commissioner of Police in Rivers state, Francis Odesanya while parading the suspects, assured that the command under his watch “will not tolerate the illegal arrest and detention of innocent members of the public, but will be committed in the fight against crime and criminality in Rivers state. ”
However, on the sideline of a stakeholders meeting organised by the Police in Rivers state, Odesanya said he would not relent from tackling insecurity in the state.
He informed the gathering of the new strategy adopted by the police, which is stop and search operation.
The Police boss said the strategy had yielded result leading to the recovery of illegal arms and ammunition and arrest of suspected criminals. more photos below;