Suspected Notorious Kidnapper Arrested By Police in Nasarawa.


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.


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