The Kaduna State Police Command has arrested 25 suspects for allegedly looting private and public property, as hoodlums hijacked the youths protests against police brutality in Nigeria.
Penpushing reports that this was made known on Monday at a press conference by the command Public Relations Officer, Mohammed Jalige, adding that following the current trend of police brutality protests in the country and the subsequent hijacking of the protests by hoodlums, the state witnessed the looting and destruction of property.
The police spokesman said consequently the state government imposed a 24-hour curfew to curb criminal activities of the miscreants, stating that with the responsibility of enforcing law and order placed on the police and other sister security agencies, the command went into action.
Penpushing further reports that, Jalige said the command apprehended 25 suspects for alleged criminal conspiracy, vandalism and looting of public and private property, and listed some of the exhibits recovered from the suspects to include, three Toyota buses, one Mercedes Benz, one Golf car and one Toyota Camry.
The command image maker said other recovery include six Boxer motorcycles of which three were unregistered, six bed foams, one bundle of zinc, eight tricycles, 29 bags of grains and 32 pieces of plant fibre mosquito coils.
Penpushing also reports that, he noted that some medical items and drugs, including electrical gadgets, among others were recovered, explaining that the police, alongside other security agencies, are still working to ensure that more offenders are arrested.