By Correspondent in Lokoja.
The Police Command in Kogi State says it has nabbed three Suspected Kidnappers, recovered one dane gun, two Cartridges, food items and N45,000.
DSP William Ovye Aya,Police Public Relations Officer for the Police Command, disclosed this in a statement he signed and made a copy to The Reporters in Lokoja on Wednesday.
He said the arrest of the suspects was effected on Tuesday, based on intelligence tip-off on criminal hideouts along Auchi-Okene road.
According to him, consequently, the Divisional Police Officer, Okene Division S O Muhammad Nasir ISA promptly swung into action, mobilized his team, moved to the scene and arrested the suspects.
He gave the names of the suspects as: Mohammed Shehu, Idris Suleiman and Abubakar Ibrahim.
“The suspects confessed belonging to a gang terrorizing Okene and its environs. Items recovered from them includes, One Dane gun, two Cartridges, food items and the sum of N45,000. Investigation is in progress. Suspects will be arraigned in court on completion of the investigation,” he said.
The PPRO added that the operatives of the Nigeria Police Force, attached to Okene Division in an intelligence led operations in collaboration with the Professional Hunters Association along Okene-Lagos road on Monday intercepted and recovered twelve Cows suspected to have been rustled.
He said when the suspects sighted the security forces,they abandoned the Cows and took to their heels, assuring that “efforts is on to trail suspects with a view to apprehending them for justice.
Edited by Dada Ahmed.