In an effort to sanitize and pave way for peaceful general elections in the State, the Kano state police Command had carried out vigorous raids of criminal hideouts and black spots, arrest of known and identified criminals and recovery of large cache of weapons and hard drugs (Kwaya).
Notably, about 500 suspected members of gang of Yan daba, political thugs, drug sellers and users were arrested. Large quantities of machetes, weapons including sticks, swords, and charms were recovered from the suspects.
Also recovered are various intoxicating substances (Kwaya) such as diazaphern, valium 5, Indian hemp, solution, suck and die, potwin injection among others.
The suspects will be charged to court for prosecution immediately.
This is in continuation of the command’s security and safety strategy towards ensuring hitch-free forthcoming general elections.