Galaxy Television Menu

Police Prosecuted 29,052 Criminal Cases In One Year -FPPRO

Police Prosecuted 29,052 Criminal Cases In One Year -FPPRO

The Nigeria Police Force said the Inspector General of Police, Kayode Egbetokun, has prosecuted 29,052 criminal cases across the country in the last one year.

This was contained in a statement signed by the Force Police Public Relations Officer, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, and made available to Journalists in Abuja.

According to the statement, the achievement were due to the dedication and diligence exhibited by investigative officers in consonance with the various legal teams in commands and formations nationwide.
It added that out of the dispensed cases, an impressive 16,200 cases have led to the conviction of suspects, who have been handed various forms of punishments for their criminal acts, a stark reminder to all criminals that they have no hiding place in the societies.

It added that additionally, 1,476 individuals have been discharged at the discretion of the jury, while some of these discharged cases have been appealed by the Police for justice to prevail.

The force however, warned criminals to desist from their acts as the long and vicious arm of the law will eventually bring them to justice.

The Inspector General of Police, expressed gratitude to the judiciary, legal practitioners, and all stakeholders for their invaluable support and collaboration in the pursuit of justice.
He reiterated the resoluteness of the Nigeria Police to uphold the principles of justice and effectively play its due role in the criminal justice system."

Related Articles

The following 6 pages may interest you as well: