The Crossrivers state police command has arrested and paraded ten criminal suspects on Wednesday, January 20.
The state Commissioner of Police CP Sikiru Kayode Akande who disclosed that the suspects were arrested for various offences, said they will be arraigned before a competent court soon.
One live cartridge, one handset, ATM Card, Scissors, condemned substance suspected to be cocaine, two locally and one English made pistols with six rounds of 9mm ammunition were also recovered from the suspects.
The new Police Commissioner told newsmen that he is not a stranger in Cross River, hence, the security situation in the three senatorial districts has already been taken note of.
“It is imperative to let the public know that I am in town strictly to ensure security of lives and property, as such, the command is going to wage relentless and serious onslaught on criminals across the state.”