By Steve Oni, Ilorin
Kwara State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps. (NSCDC) has arrested nine suspects for various offences in Ilorin, the state capital.
The offences include street lights,l transformer and cable vandalization as well as possession of hard drugs.
The suspects are Mustapha Mohammed (25), Yahya Binto (25), Yusuf Akanbi (21), Lateef Jimoh (26), Shina Hamed (21), Yusuf Ayinla (35), Damilare Idris Kanike (19), Aliu Bashir (21) and Mustapha Popoola (35).
NSCDC Commandant in the state Ayinla Makinde said the suspects were arrested at various locations in the state capital.
He said: “We have told these criminals that Kwara is not a safe haven for them. They either relocate to other places or we apprehend them for prosecution.
“We promised before Christmas to make the state safe for residents and those coming for Yuletide celebrations and these arrests is a confirmation of that promise.
“The command will not relent until we arrest each and every one of those suspects that are at large and bring them to justice.”