The Ebonyi State Police Command on Friday said it has rescued 12 kidnap victims and arrested 487 suspected criminals in the state.

The Commissioner of Police, CP, Augustina Ogbodo made this known in a statement signed and made available to newsmen in Abakaliki, the state capital.

“Over three hundred (300) cases have been reported and more than four hundred and eighty-seven (487) suspects arrested.

“One hundred and forty (140) cases and one hundred and eighty-seven (187) suspects were prosecuted and charged to court respectively.

“Fifteen (15) accused persons convicted. We have recovered more than twelve (12) stolen vehicles, twenty (20) assorted firearms, three hundred and fifty (350) ammunition of different calibres.

“We rescued more than twelve (12) kidnapped victims, and dislodged criminals from their numerous criminal hideouts in different parts of the state,” the CP said.

Police rescue 12 kidnap victims, arrest 487 suspected criminals in Ebonyi

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