Police Arrest 6 Suspected Kidnappers In Apo, FCT


The Nigeria police said its operatives have arrested six suspected kidnappers along Apo axis. The suspects were listed as Frank Ozor, 26 years; Nweke Uche, 19 years; Chester Uzor, 25 years; Chukwu Bethrand, 27 years; Chukwu Samuel, 25 years and Kelechi Ngene, 26 years.

The police spokesperson FCT, ASP Yusuf Mariam, while confirming the report, said “Acting on credible intelligence, the FCT police command on Saturday February 6, 2021, arrested six suspected kidnappers along Apo axis.

“The suspects who had earlier abducted three persons were arrested by eagle-eyed police operatives on routine patrol while attempting to relocate one of their victims.” She further said, “Investigation led to the successful rescue of two other victims who identified the suspects.

“Consequently, the FCT command has deployed covert and overt crime-fighting strategies to strengthen security across the FCT especially areas with cumbersome terrain. “In addition, the command has launched a strategic counter kidnapping operation to checkmate the emerging security concerns.

“Furthermore, the command is working closely with sister security agencies, key stakeholders and community leaders to rid the FCT of criminal elements.”

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