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NSCDC records 337 cases of thefts, rape, indecency, others in Jigawa

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Jaafar Jaafar
Jaafar Jaafar is a graduate of Mass Communication from Bayero University, Kano. He was a reporter at Daily Trust, an assistant editor at Premium Times and now the editor-in-chief of Daily Nigerian.
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The Jigawa stare command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, on Thursday said it had recorded 337 cases between July and September.

The Spokesman of the command, Abdullahi Adamu, said in Dutse that the cases included 91 criminal and 246 civil.

Mr Adamu said that the criminal cases comprised theft 39; burglary 11; nine breach of trust; misuse of controlled drugs eight; seven vandalism; six rape and rape related offences; five cases of gross indecency; two cases of gross misconduct, two fraud cases and two assault cases.

He also said that the command had successfully secured conviction in 58 out of the 91 criminal cases, while 24 were still pending.

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He said nine others had been transferred to relevant agencies for proper investigation and possible prosecution.

The spokesman said the 246 civil cases handled by the corps within the period included 171 debt recovery; 26 interpersonal disputes; 24 breach of contractual agreement; nine family disputes; seven tenancy disputes; seven land/farm disputes and two communal disputes.

According to him, all the civil cases have been settled out of court by the command’s Dispute and Conflict Resolution, DCR, Unit.

Mr Adamu, who attributed the successes recorded to the commitment of officers and men of the command as well as cooperation of residents of the state, called for more support and cooperation from the public so as to enable the corps to effectively discharge its functions.

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The corps had in the first and second quarters of 2017 recorded 276 and 143 cases in the state, respectively.



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