Police Arrests 3 Suspected Kidnappers In Benue


The Police in Benue State said it has apprehended three suspected kidnappers that has been terrorizing the residents of Ohimini Local Government Area of the state.

The suspects identified as Kelvin Ameh, Abdullahi Yahaya aka Oscar and Abubakar Hussain were arrested by operatives of the State Special Anti-robbery Squad, SARS, following a tip- off.

Items recovered from the suspects include: one automatic pump action no. 156254, eleven (11) cartridges, one locally fabricated Berretta pistol with twenty-eight (28) rounds of live ammunition, one navy blue Golf car with reg no KOGI, LKJ 44 OCV, criminal charms and a cash sum of thirty-six thousand naira (₦36,000).

The suspects upon interrogation confessed to a lot of kidnappings including the abduction of one Mr. Emmanuel of Eupi village in Otukpo, Mr. Simon of Ogobia village in Otukpo, Mr. James Oni, the bursar of Federal Polytechnic Idah in Kogi State and Dr. Godwin Abah in Otukpo.


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