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IGP Team Arrest Nine Suspected Kidnappers, Recover AK47 Rifles, 200 Cows


IGP Team Arrest Nine Suspected Kidnappers, Recover AK47 Rifles, 200 Cows

The new security outfit of the acting Inspector-General of Police (IGP),  Mohammed Adamu, Operation Puff Adder on Saturday made a break through when its operatives  arrested nine suspected kidnappers and recovered arms and ammunition.

The unwavering determination of the IGP to rid the country of kidnapping and other heinous crimes has recorded the tremendous successes.

The combined team of police operatives attached to Operation Puff Adder on the 11th May, 2019   arrested nine kidnap suspects and recovered two AK47 rifles, four AK47 magazines, 54 rounds of live ammunition, five dane guns and 200 stolen cows.

Force Public Relations Officer DCP Frank Mba disclosed that the kidnap suspects who include: Ayuba Lawal, Saidu Bello, Abdullahi Bello, Adamu Lawal, and Umar Sani, all males and indigenes of Dan Musa Local Government Area LGA of Katsina State, were arrested at Kudaru Forest in Lere LGA of Kaduna State following credible intelligence and support from the locals in the community.

He disclosed that other suspects, Muhammed Sani, Jibrin Shehu, Usman Sani, Musa Garba, all males, were similarly arrested at Akilbu forest around Chikwale in Kachia LGA of Kaduna State. All the suspects have made useful statement to the Police on their involvement in a series of kidnap cases on the Abuja – Kaduna expressway.

Meanwhile, the IGP has commended the people for their cooperation and support to the Police and has assured that with the consistent support by the public the war against kidnapping and other heinous crimes in the country will certainly be won in no distant time.




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