The Nassarawa State Police Command said they’ve arrested an Abubakar Mohammed, a prominent member of a gang of five kidnappers who disturbed the peace of Nassarawa and Plateau States.
This was conveyed by Public Relations Officer ASP Ramhan Nansel in a press release to reporters in Lafia on Monday.
He said the suspected kidnapper, who is on a police watch list, was arrested by officers from the Akwanga local government area of the state.
According to Nansel, “Consecutive attacks on kidnappers and other criminals in Nassarawa state continued on May 9, 2021 at around 1:30 am, while acting on reliable information, an Abubakar Mohammed, a 28-year-old man. a man from Akwanga LGA was arrested by Akwanga District Police officers.
“During interrogation, the suspect admitted to being a member of a gang of five people who terrorized the Barkin Ladi area of Plateau state, but he moved from Nassarawa to Jalan Wamba, Akwanga LGA after the neutralizing of his two members of his gang by a guard during a fierce gun duel in the Plateau state.
A police spokesman warned all criminal elements to leave Nassarawa immediately, said police commissioner, CP Adesina Soyemi had directed the case to the anti-kidnapping unit for further investigation.