– The Nigerian Police while accounting on the effective implementation of Operation Puff Adder disclosed that 157 kidnappers were arrest in April alone
– The Police stated that 13 have so far been arrested in May.
The Inspector General of Police IGP Mohammed Adamu on Friday met with senior police officers to discuss the situation of the country in terms of security.
IGP Mohammed Adamu and other senior police officers during the meeting also took time to evaluate the extent of the implementation of Operation of Puff Adder launched on the 5th of April 2019 as a strategy to solve the internal security threat in the country within a short frame of time.
The Nigerian Police disclosed that the national crime profile of the country from 1st of April till date indicated an increase in crime and also an increase in the arrest of offenders and the recovery of firearms.
According to the NPF 157 kidnappers were arrested in April and so far 13 have been arrested in May.
Below is an extract of the statement released by NPF
Furthermore, one hundred and forty-seven (147) firearms of various description were recovered in April, 2019 while fifty (50) have so far been recovered in the first week of the month of May.