Police arrest 3 kidnappers in Kogi

Police arrest 3 kidnappers in Kogi
July 16 13:03 2016

The Nigeria Police  have
arrested three members of a gang involved in
kidnapping for ransom in various
parts of Kogi State.
A statement by the Force Public
Relations Officer, Don Awunah,
said the suspects were arrested at
Egume and Anyigba, both in
Dekina Local Government Area of the state.

According to  statement,  Ojonimi Negedu, 32; Awodi Ezekiel, 26
and Micheal Sule, 21 old
were arrested following a clash
between operatives of the
Intelligence Response Team of the
Force and members of the gang.
It stated that the operatives were
led to the hide-out of the gang
members by a leader of the gang,
who identified himself as Ibrahim
Nasarawa was said to have
led the police officers to the place
where a man identified as Edward
Abutu Amedu was held captive.
“In another coordinated
operation, three members of a
gang that
abducted Mrs. Mayo Ohemi,
Nichodemus Kadiri and Miss
Victoria Abdul from Acharu
Egume area of Kogi State were
arrested and their confession led
to the rescue of the victims who
were incarcerated in the
kidnappers’ camp from where
they demanded a ransom of
twenty million naira.

The rescued
victims who sustained various
degrees of injuries in the hands of
their abductors are now receiving
treatment in the Hospital,” the
statement said.