Mohammed Aminu in Sokoto
The Assistant Inspector General of Police in charge of zone 10, Mr. Bala Hassan, Tuesday said the Police in the zone and the Niger Police Command have formed an anti-kidnapping squad to tackle the increasing cases of kidnappings in Sokoto, Kebbi, Zamfara and Niger states.
Hassan made this known at a one-day meeting he convened with the Commissioners of Police from the four states.
According to him, the move became necessary in view of the rampant cases of kidnappings within the zone comprising Sokoto, Zamfara, Kebbi and Niger state.
He explained that the squad would be fully equipped with vehicles and modern communication gadgets.
The police chief also stressed the need for sharing of information and intelligence among the neigbhouring states.
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