The Federal Capital Territory Police Command has announced the arrest of five suspects at Kuje and Daki-biu over the recent kidnappings of four persons in Kiyi Village.
A statement today, March 29 in Abuja by the Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Yusuf Mariam, said: “The suspects were arrested during coordinated intelligent operations between Friday, March 26 and 28, by Police operatives from Dawaki Division and the Command’s Anti-kidnapping Squad.
Names of the suspects were given as Abdullahi Haruna; Haruna Musa; Iliyasu Adamu; Micheal Paul; and Salisu Abdullahi; all male.
The suspects were said to have confessed to supplying logistics to the kidnap syndicate operating along Kiyi Village.
”Exhibits recovered them are two AK 47 rifles, one Bajaj motorcycle and 30 rounds of live 7.62mm ammunitions.
”Effort is underway to arrest other members of the syndicate. All the suspects will be arraigned in court upon conclusion of investigation.
“The Command urges residents to remain calm while reaffirming its unflinching commitment to rid the FCT of every form of criminality and protect the lives and property of residents.
“The Command implores residents to report all suspicious movements, emergency or distress, through these numbers: 08032003913, 08061581938, 07057337653 and 08028940883 and to report the conduct of Police Officers, call the Public Complaint Bureau (PCB) number :09022222352.”