Police Arrests Notorious Kidnapping Gang


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A notorious kidnap for ransom gang that has been linked to kidnapping and violent crimes along Kaduna-Abuja and its environs has been arrested after coordinated investigation by the intelligence response team of the IGP’S monitoring unit.

The three male suspects identified as: Haruna Adamu, 25 years gang leader, Shaibu Adamu, 18 years and Abubakar Saidu 30 years were rounded up at Ungwan Kawu Village in Dan Dumi Local Government area in Katsina State.

The Force Public Relations Officer, DCP Don Awunah who briefed journalists in Abuja on the arrest said the gang was responsible for the kidnap of a current member in the House of representatives, Sani Bello on the 2nd august, 2016 in his farm along Kaduna-Abuja road as the kidnap of other persons traced to them.

DCP Awunah added that during interrogation, the suspects voluntarily confessed to the commission of the offence as the sum of 250,000, naira being part of the ransom money and a handset were recovered and marked as exhibit.

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