FCT Police Nab Attackers Of Abuja Lawyer, Other Kidnappers; Urge Parents, Guardians To Prevail On Their Wards + Photos


The FCT Police Command has arrested eight suspected kidnappers along Shengwu-Tunga Maje, Gwagwalada, Kabusa Village and Durumi axis.

The suspects are: Yakubu Ahmadu, 30years; Ibrahim Mallam Musa, 25years and Bello Haruna, 30years, all males and  members of the syndicate linked to the kidnap attempt on the Vice President of the Nigerian Bar Association Gwagwalada Branch, Barr. David Aigbefoh. 

The suspects were arrested during a coordinated intelligence operation on Thursday, 8 April, 2021 by Police operatives from the Command’s Anti-Kidnapping Squad at Shengwu Mountain on the border of the FCT and Niger State. The suspects have provided useful information on the activities of their syndicate.

In a related development, the Unit also arrested members of other kidnap syndicates operating along Gwagwalada and Kabusa Village axis. The suspects are: Ibrahim Haruna, 24years; Sylvester Obeyi, 24years; Peter Odo Junior and Raymond Musa, 26years, all males. They were identified by their victims and confessed to terrorizing these areas.

Yet In another development, Nwite Jideofor, male, 21 years was arrested for staging his own kidnap along Durumi axis. The suspect confessed to conniving with his ‘abductors’ to defraud his sister of the sum of N5 million which he demanded as ransom.  

Exhibits recovered from all the suspects are: three dane guns, seven cutlasses, one black coloured Honda Accord, four mobile phones and other items. Effort is underway to arrest other members of the syndicates at large .

All the suspects will be arraigned in court upon conclusion of investigation.

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