Photos: Police Arrest 31 Kidnap, Robbery Suspects

By 04:32 Wed, 27 Sep 2017 Comments

The Nigeria Police Force said it has arrested 31 suspects for alleged kidnapping, armed robbery, and illegal possession of prohibited firearms in Dikko area of Niger State.

The Force spokesman, Jimoh Moshood, disclosed this while addressing journalists in Dikko on Tuesday.

Mr. Moshood, a chief superintendent of police, CSP, named the gang leader as Hussaini Mohammed, 43, alongside principal suspects, Adamu Hussaini, 29, Bala Mohammed, 39, Shagari Musa, 38, Hassan Hashimu, 36 and Ibrahim Badamasi, among others.

Items recovered from the suspects include four Ak 47 rifles, two English Barreta pistols, two locally made pistols, five sets of army uniforms, five military caps, three military boots and one international passport belonging to a kidnapped victim.

Other items are eight operational vehicles, two Golf Volkswagen, one Honda Civic, 95 7.62 x 39mm ammunition; 15 9mm ammunition, two laptops and one digital camera among other items.



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