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Kano State Police Arrest 61 Alleged Political Thugs After APC Rally, Recover Weapons

In an effort to rid the State of all sorts of criminality committed during political campaigns, the Kano State Police Command claims to have detained at least 61 alleged political thugs.

SP Abdullahi Haruna-Kiyawa, the command’s spokesperson, revealed the development in a statement.

The statement claims that the arrest took place on Wednesday, shortly after a massive presidential campaign event in the state for the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC.

According to the PPRO, the arrest was made as a result of a command from Mr. Usman Alkali-Baba, the Inspector General of Police, who had earlier declared war on political thugs in order to ensure a peaceful election process in the upcoming months.

“The suspects were arrested on Jan. 4, during political campaign clearance operations conducted during a political activity at Sani Abacha Stadium Kano,” he said.

33 knives, 8 cutlasses, 4 scissors, a bundle, and 117 wraps of what he believed to be Indian hemp were among the items taken from the suspects, he claimed.

Other items include three bottles of Suck and Die, 500 Exol Tablets, and a bunch of charms.

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