Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

SleeKic

Newsbit

Police arrest 10 suspects over ‘attacks on security operatives’ in Akwa Ibom

Police arrest 10 suspects over ‘attacks on security operatives’ in Akwa Ibom


The Akwa Ibom police command has stated that it has arrested 10 suspects over their alleged involvement in the recent attacks on security agencies in Essien Udim LGA of the state.

Recall that a police commander and two other officers in March were killed by hoodlums in Essien Udim LGA.

Weeks before, gunmen attacked and burnt down a divisional police station — the incident occurred days after suspected hoodlums attacked operatives of the quick response squad and burnt a police inspector while he was inside a patrol vehicle in the same LGA.

In a statement on Wednesday, Andrew Amiengheme, the state police commissioner, said the attacks on security operatives necessitated the formation of a joint task force (JTF), comprising the army, police, Department of State Services (DSS), and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).

“The JTF raided Ntak Ikot Akpan, Abama and Ikot Akpan in Essien Udim, Obot Akara and Ikot Ekpene local government areas,” he said.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

“A total of 10 suspects who are directly linked to the killings of security personnel and destruction of property were arrested and some items were recovered at different locations.”

According to NAN, he said four vehicles, four motorcycles, four AK-47 rifles, four G3 rifles, eight dane guns, 28 AK-47 magazines, and some cash were recovered in the raid.

The police commissioner called on members of the public who lost their vehicles recently to come with proof of ownership.

He also expressed appreciation to the Nigerian army and other security agencies for their support, and asked Akwa Ibom residents to go about their lawful duties without fear of molestation and always be vigilant.

He appealed to residents to always provide the police and other security agencies with useful information to ensure protection of lives and property.

if (document.getElementById(id)) return; js = document.createElement('script'); js.id = id; js.src = "https://connect.facebook.net/en_US/sdk.js#xfbml=1&appId=648141412443560&version=v2.0"; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs);

window.fbAsyncInit = function () { FB.init({ appId: '648141412443560', xfbml: true, version: 'v2.0' }); FB.Event.subscribe('comment.create', function (comment_data) { console.log(comment_data); update_comments_count(); }); FB.Event.subscribe('comment.remove', function (comment_data) { update_comments_count(); });

function update_comments_count(comment_data, comment_action) { jQuery.ajax({ type: 'GET', dataType: 'json', url: 'https://www.withinnigeria.com/news/wp-admin/admin-ajax.php', data: { action: 'clear_better_facebook_comments', post_id: '41412' }, success: function (data) { // todo sync comments count here! data have the counts }, error: function (i, b) { // todo } } ) }; };

appendFbScript(); }

appendFbScript();

})(); });



Source link

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You May Also Like

Entertainment

Michael B. Jordan almost went the way of other celebs when it comes to booze and cultural appropriation — but he saw the early...

Entertainment

This edition features interesting outfits and looks for every woman regardless of personal style. In this edition, you’ll find all the style inspo needed for...

Entertainment

Devin Booker is tough as hell — not only did the guy get his nose busted open during the Suns playoff game against the...

Entertainment

Kolawole Ojeleke popularly known as Zion Century was awarded as the Most Talented Artiste of the Year at the Esteem Awards (2020) ceremony which...

Advertisement