The Police Command in Kano State said it had arrested Ninety Six suspected criminals in different parts of the state.
The State Commissioner of Police, Mr Mohammed Usaini-Gumel, stated this while addressing newsmen today in Kano.
Usaini-Gumel said the suspects were arrested in order to pave the way for a hitch-free transition in the state.
He said those arrested included Fifty two phone robbery suspects, six illicit drug users and dealers as well as thirty eight others for alleged kidnapping, armed robbery, thuggery (Yan Daba) and theft.
The commissioner said that exhibits recovered from the suspects included 71 mobile phones, 150 weapons such as 3 Locally Made Guns, and some deadly fabricated weapons among others.