The Police Command in Kano State has arrested 101 armed robbery suspects and other suspects in the past three weeks in the state.
Dikko said the suspects were arrested at different times and locations in the state between Feb. 26 and March 12 under the Operation Puff Adder.
He explained that those arrested included 27 armed robbery suspects, 14 suspected kidnappers, six suspected fraudsters, three suspected drug dealers, five suspected car thieves and 46 suspected thugs.
The command, he said, recovered six rifles including two AK-47 rifles; 16 stolen cars, three tricycles, nine motorcycles and 36 knives.
Other items recovered from the suspects include 130 parcels of cannabis valued at N2.6 million and 57 cartons of drugs.
He added that the police also sustained synergy with other security agencies, engaged in massive compaigns against drug abuse and thuggery as well as adherence to the ethics of the force.
According to him, the suspects will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.