No fewer than 500 members of the notorious political thugs known as Sara-Suka have publicly renounced their membership and dropped their dangerous weapons pledging to be law abiding in Bauchi state.
Addressing them at Police Headquarters in Bauchi, the State Commissioner of Police, Habu Sanu said he was delighted with the step taken by them, pledging that the police would continue to support them as they undergo rehabilitation to become better citizens.
He said that since the State Command implemented its crime-fighting strategy, a lot of criminal activities in the state have been checkmated and suspected criminals in connection with Sara Suka, thuggery, armed robbery, kidnapping and other violent crimes were arrested, a large number of arms and ammunition and other dangerous weapons were equally recovered between the month of May and July 2019.
“As part of the action plan, the command sets out a goal that will give emphasis of not only arresting and prosecuting the Sara Suka thugs and other criminals but to also investigate the root cause of the menace in order to take decisive action that will lead to the total eradication of the problem”
“To that effect, the command through coordinated Puff Adder Operations which involves all it’s tactical and operational units successfully cracked down many notorious Sara-Suka gangs and arrested most of their members including those supplying them dangerous drugs,” He Said
The police boss noted that youths engaged in Sara-Suka are creative and have a lot of potential in life if their current situation bus well managed, adding that the command door is still open to those who are yet to repent to see reason why they should tow the same line as the command will not rest on its oars in the sustained fifth against crime and criminality in the state.