Task force arrests 150 beggars in Abuja over insecurity


No fewer than 150 beggars were arrested in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, in two days.

They were arrested as part of efforts to enhance security in the FCT.

Chairman, Federal Capital Territory Administration Ministerial Taskforce on  City Sanitation, Mr Ihkaro Attah, disclosed this to journalists in Abuja.

Recall that reports of alleged imminent attacks on some locations in Abuja have been causing apprehension among residents.

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Attah said the task force and other relevant agencies arrested the beggars during combined operations in Abuja.

He said, “In the last two days, over 150 beggars have been apprehended across the city and more arrests are still going on.”


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