Police Apprehends 4 Suspected Kidnappers

The Nigeria Police Force said it had arrested four suspected members of a vicious Kidnap for Ransom gang in Abuja and Kano, respectively.

The suspects are: Uche Obiora, Michael Ishaku, Raphael Dauda and Mohammed Haruna, whose room was used to keep the victims for nine days at Mpape Quaters in the FCT.

Force Spokesman, Jimoh Moshood, a Chief Superintendent of Police, disclosed this in a statement issued on Monday in Abuja.

Moshood said that items recovered from them include, one Operational, Abuja colour Mazda, with reg No. SNK 891 TM, one AK 49 rifle and 59 7.65 mm live ammunition.

He said that the suspects were arrested with the assistance of the Inspector-General of Police’s Special Tactical Squad.

He said the suspects confessed to the crime and admitted to have collected N1 million ransom money before releasing their victims.

The Force Spokesman said investigation was being intensified to arrest the other fleeing members of the syndicate.