Police Arrests 21 Over Killing Of 7 In Adamawa

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The Police have confirmed the arrest of 21 suspects, in connection with the killing of seven persons over allegations of witchcraft in a village in Adamawa.

Aliyu Adamu, Commissioner of Police in the state, at a news conference on Monday in Yola, confirmed the arrest of the suspects from Dasin Bwate, Fufore Local Government Area of the state.

He said the arrest and other achievements, was as a result of the cordial working relationship between the command and other sister agencies, hunters and vigilantes, and as well as the Police’s zero tolerance for corruption.

He stated that the officers have keyed into the zero tolerance for corruption drive, which has reduced tremendously.

The Command has apprehended, investigated and prosecuted about 1,146 suspects for various offences in various courts of competent jurisdictions, 426 suspects had already been convicted while 720 are now awaiting trial.

Adamu says these sacrifices yielded positive results, such as the arrest of 21 suspects in connection with the recent killing of seven persons in Dasin Bwate. The case is under investigation, while the area is calm.

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