Police Arrest Another Batch Of 40 Suspected Kidnappers on Abuja-Kaduna Highway

By Longtong Ibrahim

The Nigeria Police Force under its newly launched ‘Operation Absolute Sanity’ has arrested another batch of 40 suspected kidnappers and arm robbers terrorizing the Abuja-Kaduna Highway.

While raiding the kidnapper’s den and hideouts, spokesman of the Force, Moshood Jimoh said three kidnapped victims were rescued.

This arrest is coming few days after the arrest and parade of thirty two (32) suspected kidnappers on the Highways.

According to Jimoh, “After the arrest and parade of thirty two (32) suspected kidnappers and their caches of Arms and ammunition on the 31st of July, 2017 at kateri on Abuja-Kaduna Highway, further efforts intensified by the Police personnel of Operation Absolute Sanity in the last few days resulted in the arrest of additional forty (40) suspects and recovery of large caches of arms and ammunition, and other exhibits in Rijanah area and other locations along Abuja-Kaduna Highway.

“The identified kidnappers’ dens, hideouts, camps and other black spots in the forest along Abuja-Kaduna Highway were stormed and raided by the personnel of Operation Absolute Sanity within the last few days and in the process three (3) victims (names withheld) were rescued unhurt from the gangs without payment of any ransom, and they have been reunited with their families.

“Some of the victims have identified most of the suspects as the people that kidnapped them.

“All the suspects confessed to the crime and admitted to the various criminal roles they played in the commission of the crimes. They will all be arraigned in court on completion of investigation,” he explained.

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