Police arrests 92 suspects in Arts Village, Abuja


Following intelligence reports of suspected criminal activities at the Art and Crafts Village, the permanent site of the National Council for Arts and Culture  (NCAC )in Abuja, the FCT Police Command  on Saturday arrested 92 suspects.

The police also recovered a rifle and substances believed to be Indian hemp.

The police explained that the raid which was carried out at about 0400 hours on 10th February by men attached to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) Federal Capital Territory Command, became necessary to rid the site of criminal elements that have been terrorizing the FCT and using the permanent site of the NCAC as hideout.

According to information from the SARS Division, the suspects are currently in custody awaiting further investigation and possible prosecution.