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The Rivers State Police command says the command arrested one hundred and forty-five criminal suspects, neutralized nineteen armedrobbery suspects and rescued eleven kidnap victims between October 5,2022 till date.

The Commissioner of Police, CP Effiong Okon made the disclosure during a press briefing at Police headqurters, Moscow road, PortHarcourt on Friday.

CP Okon said the state has experienced a hitch free   hitch free Christmas .

CP Okon said “for those who are desirous of doing last minute operation to have wonderful new year celebration,I want to warn that they better stay out of such activities,because we will ensure criminals don’t have a field day in Rivers State”.

CP Okon stated that the  tactics employed  towards during the  Christmas period worked  effectively.

He gave the summary of the achievement of the command as From October 5 to December 30,2022 as follows 

22 .Kidnap suspect arrested

27.Armed robbery suspects  arrested

21 .Arms recovered

136 Ammunition recovered

30  Live cartridges recovered

11  magazines recovered

8 Vehicles recovered

11 Kidnap victim rescued 

15 Criminal hideout raided 

Total no of arrest in the raids  of Criminal hideout 145

4 illegal refinery bursted

No of Armedrobberry suspects neutralized 19

3 Police men killed within the period

One injured and recuperating in the hospital.

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