Six notorious kidnappers arrested in Abuja hotel

Six members of a kidnap syndicate allegedly responsible for the recent abduction of one Joshua Eze, in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT have been arrested in a hotel in Bassa Village in the capital city.

Six members of a kidnap syndicate allegedly responsible for the recent abduction of one Joshua Eze, in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT have been arrested in a hotel in Bassa Village in the capital city.

The suspects are one Buhari Muhammad ‘m’ 20 yrs, a wanted kidnap kingpin; Muhammad Sabiu ‘m’ 20 yrs, Isah Abdullahi ‘m’, Hamzat Musa ‘m’ 21 yrs, Fatima Abdullahi ‘f’ 22yrs and Zuliat Yusuf ‘f’ 23 yrs were arrested by the Anti-Kidnapping Unit of the FCT Police Command.

According to a statement issued on Monday by the FCT Police Public Relations Officer, SP Josephine Adeh, one AK47 rifle, 10 mobile phones, a cash sum of three hundred and forty-five thousand naira and some other valuables were recovered from the suspects.

The statement indicated that the suspects have confessed to the crime and other kidnapping incidents in the Territory.

The Police spokesperson also confirmed that members of the notorious syndicate were responsible for the abduction of one Joshua Eze, the husband to Blessing Eze who suffered a bullet injury in the process of her husband’s abduction on January 27, and was subsequently rescued unhurt by police operatives of the Command on January 28.

While the investigation is still ongoing, the Commissioner of Police FCT, CP Benneth Igweh assured members of the public of his commitment to rid FCT of criminality in all its manifestations.

Igweh also urged residents to report suspicious activities.

 

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