Akwa Ibom state police command has arrested two hundred and seventy six suspects for committing various offences including murder,armed robbery,kidnapping and cultism in the last two months.

Addressing newsmen at the state police headquarters,Ikot Akpan Abia,Uyo,the commissioner of police, Adeyemi Ogunjemilusi said the command was determined to reducing crimes in the state to the barest minimum.

He however,assured every resident of the command’s commitment to protection of lives and property.

Items recovered from the suspects included 19 local made pistols,1 pump action,one AK-47 rifle,Two Toyota Camry cars and Fifty ammunition among others.