Men and officers of the Niger State Police Com­mand have arrested 21 suspected cattle rustlers and kid­nappers terrorising residents of the state.
The command spokesman, DSP Bala Elkalla, hinted that 477 cattle, 90 sheep and dangerous weapons were recovered from the suspects.
In a statement he issued on Monday in Minna, the state capi­tal, Elkalla said the suspects would be charged to court as soon as in­vestigation is completed.
He assured the residents that the command had adopted pro­active measures to check cattle rustlings, kidnapping and other forms of criminal