18 hideouts of kidnappers, armed robbers demolished in Kogi

18 hideouts of kidnappers, armed robbers demolished in Kogi

Thursday, May 25, 2017 4:30 pm

Demolition of another property linked to alleged criminals in Kogi

Eighteen houses serving as hideouts for kidnappers, armed robbers and other criminals have been demolished in Kogi, an official has said.

Cmdr Mr Jerry Omodara (retired), Special Adviser to the governor on security, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Lokoja that the houses were destroyed in line with the provisions of the state’s law on kidnapping, armed robbery and other crimes.

He said that 17 of the houses were demolished in Kogi Central Senatorial district while one, an estate, was demolished in Kogi East Senatorial district.

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Omodara said that more houses were being identified, adding that any house where arms and ammunition were recovered, would be pulled down.

He restated Gov. Yahaya Bello’s resolve to rid the state of criminals and declared that there was no going back on that stance.

Omodara advised criminals to steer clear of Kogi in their own interest. ( NAN)

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