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120 beggars arrested to curb insecurity in Abuja



The Federal Capital Territory Task Force have arrested no fewer than 150 beggars in two days.

They were arrested as part of efforts to enhance security in Abuja, the nation’s capital.

Ikharo Attah, chairman, Federal Capital Territory Administration Ministerial Taskforce on City Sanitation, disclosed this to journalists in Abuja on Tuesday.

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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