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Four Suspected Kidnappers Arrested In Kebbi

The Kebbi Police Command has apprehended four suspected kidnappers in Koko-Basse Local Government Area of Kebbi and retrieved N800,000 ransom they collected from their victims.

Mustapha Suleiman, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, told newsmen in Birnin Kebbi on Sunday that they were apprehended by police patrol team along Koko-Basse- Fakai Road after the gang completed their operations.

“The suspects are Mohammadu Mani, Muhammadu Muhammad, Umar Mohammadu and  Abdulkarim Isiya who were caught while heading to Zuru Local Government Area.

“All the ransom they had collected from their victims were retrieved and they will be charged to court for proper prosecution,” he said.

The suspects had kidnapped one leader of the Fulani community in Koko-Basse, Aliyu Dikko, and collected N300, 000 out of N3 million ransom demanded from his family before he was released.

The suspects also collected N500, 000 from a victim, whose identity could not be ascertained before they were arrested by the police.

 

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