The Kano State Police Command have arrested eight suspected thugs and recovered weapons in separate operations at the Kano State secretariats of both the Peoples Democratic Party in Tudunwada Local Government Area of the state as well as the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Confirming the development, DSP Abdullahi said the weapons included swords, cutlasses, knives, various types of drugs and other lethal weapons that are being used by political thugs.
He said: “the weapons were recovered during a special raid on political parties secretariats in the local governments. After we recovered weapons and arrested four persons at the PDP headquarters, we also moved to the APC secretariat where we equally arrested four thugs and recovered weapons.”
He said the arrest and recovery of the weapons followed the Police’s intensified raiding of criminal hideouts in the State.