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Police arrested 2 kidnap suspect trying to collect ransom in Kogi


The Kogi State Police Command has arrested the duo of Ibrahim Haruna and Dahiru Abdullahi both from Kaduna State for their alleged involvement in kidnapping and armed robbery.

The two suspects according to a statement issued by the Police Public Relations Officer, ASP William Aya on Thursday a copy which was obtained by media stated that, they were arrested at the river side in Iyara, Ijumu LGA of Kogi State while trying to collect ransom after kidnapping a victim.

Aya noted that, the two suspects confessed to have belonged to the gang of twelve dreaded and vicious kidnappers who have been terrorizing the peace of the State.

“The suspects were arrested while preparing to travel back to Kaduna. They also confessed that they robbed their victims on the Iyara highway and collected their money, cloths, handsets, jewelries” Aya added.

Items recovered from the suspects include, four assorted handsets, different sets of new cloths, different sets of new Jewelries, sets of shoes, rubber slippers and Cutlasses.

The command, however, noted that, efforts was on to trail and arrest the other members of the gang.


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