Kidnappings: Nigerian Police Arrest 32 Suspects Along Abuja — Kaduna Highway

By Longtong Ibrahim

The Nigerian Police has arrested thirty two suspected kidnappers who have been terrorizing the Abuja — Kaduna highway.

Spokesperson of the Force, Jimoh Moshood said the suspects were arrested within the first week of the commencement of the operation Absolute Sanity, recently launched by the Inspector General of the Nigeria Police Force, Idris Ibrahim to complement and augment the on-going Joint Police/Military operations on the ground.

According to Jimoh, the suspects have made confessional statements indicating the various criminal roles they played in the commission of the crime. “Most of them have been identified by some of their victims. They will soon be charged to court on completion of investigation,” he said.

While assuring residents of the area of safety, he appreciated them for the vital information they provided the Police, adding that, they should not relent in providing the security agencies with useful information.

Some of the items recovered from them include; four (4) AK 47 rifles, six (6) locally made pump action gun, and two (2) magazines.

Ibrahim Idris has recently deployed a Joint Police Team comprising Special Police Force, Police Mobile Force, Counter Terrorism Squad, Anti-Kidnapping Units, Intelligence Response Team, Special Tactical Squad, the Force Intelligence Branch, the Police Mobile Force with Headquarters at Rijanah, Kaduna State as well as redeployed all officers stationed along the Abuja-Kaduna highway in order to checkmate the incessant criminal activities on the highway.

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