Kogi State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has paraded six suspected criminals for various offences.
Parading the suspects in Lokoja, the State Commandant, Suleiman Ibrahim Mafara said they were arrested following intelligence report and surveillance by the officers of the Command at various locations.
The Commandant said the first suspect, Shaibu Dauda, aged 28 years from Edeha in Kotonkarfe local Government Area of the State, was arrested for phone theft and house breaking while Murtala Lawale, 40years, from Zamfara State, Seidu Ibrahim 35 years from Zamfara State and Turukul Lawal, 27 years from Katsina State were arrested for transformer vandalism.
According to the NSCDC Boss, one Yakubu Abdulmumin, aged 20 years and Muhammed Jalaludeen, aged 20 years were also arrested in Anyigba for operating an unlicensed filling station and breaking the seal placed on the stations by the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR).
He appealed to the public to continue to partner with the NSCDC through intelligence gathering and sharing to rid the State of crime and criminal elements.
He added that all the suspects will be charged to court.
In another development, Commandant Suleiman Ibrahim Mafara has presented and decorated an officer of the Command, Francis Ruth Oluwakemi who won one Gold, two Silver and One Bronze in the just concluded One Service, One Medal Games, OSOM Games in Abuja organized for paramilitary agencies.
He congratulated the officer for good representation and restated the support of the Command in her future endeavors.
Speaking, Francis Ruth Oluwakemi expressed appreciation to the Command for the support as well as creating a platform for her to represent the Corps promising her continued loyalty to the NSCDC.