The Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, has approved the establishment of two new mobile police force units in Kogi State.
They would be cited in Kabba (Unit 70) and Okene (Unit 77) areas.
DSP William Aya, Public Relations Officer of Kogi command, confirmed the development on Tuesday.
Men and officers of Unit 70 already commenced operation while men and officers of Unit 77 arrived at the state on July 10.
The spokesman disclosed that Commissioner, Ede Ayuba, had started deploying the officers and men of Unit 77 to Okene and its environ.
The PRO said the establishment of the two units brings to three the number of mobile police force units in Kogi.
The creation of the units was in response to the rising cases of kidnappings, killings and armed robbery on Okene -Lokoja road and other parts.
On Monday, two suspected kidnappers were killed while trying to kidnap some commuters along Lokoja-Abuja expressway.