Police deploy crack squad to tackle violent crimes in Yobe


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By Nabilu Balarabe

The Police have revived its “crack squad’’ in Yobe to tackle incidents of farmers and herders clashes and other violent crimes in various parts of the state.

ASP Dungus Abdulkarim, the Yobe Police Command’s spokesman who announced this on Sunday said the squad would bolster efforts to tackle crimes in the state.

“As part of efforts to enhance public safety and security in the state, the Command has established a new tactical outfit, named: “Crack Squad’’

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“The establishment of the squad is a strategy to ensure visible policing and to also address the issues of farmers and herders clashes, kidnapping, drug abuse, burglary, trespassing and related crimes,’’ Abdulkarim said.

He added that the police in Yobe remained committed to reducing crimes in spite of the challenges of insurgency in the state.

Abdulkarim called on the public to sustain the continued support and cooperation according to the police to rid the state of violent crimes.


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