The Kwara State Police Command has in the first four months of this year recovered a total number of 19single barrel guns, one Ghana made single barrel gun, 12 locally made pistols, six dane guns, one AK 49 rifle, 63 live cartridges and 17 expended cartridges.
The Command in a statement issued to RoyalFM and signed by its spokesperson, DSP Ajayi Okasanmi, also said 10 stolen vehicles and 17 motorcycles were also recovered during the period while 66 categories of armed robbers and 19 cultists were arrested and presently being prosecuted.
The state police said a sum of two million, three hundred and fifty thousand naira counterfeit money was recovered and forty thousand litters of stolen PMS recovered and handed over to the owner.
The statement noted that several crimes were also aborted and the perpetrators apprehended within January to April this year.
While assuring members of the public of the Commad’s determination to ensure a peaceful and safe Kwara, the state Police Commissioner called for further cooperation form the public.
He also admonished the media against negative reporting that could jeopardise the force’ effort to enhance peace in the state.