Men of the Nigerian Police Force in Niger State has arrested seven suspected kidnappers in a raid that led to the discovery and final arrest.
Newera News gathered that the first group has three males, including Abdul-Kareem, Nura Muhammad and Jamilu Muhammad, who are all between 25-30 years as well as a female Hauwa Muhammad, who is 30years old.
They were all arrested in Munya Local Government Area of Niger State.
The sum of #1.5m was also found on Nura and Abdul-Kareem.
According to a statement by the Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Wasiu Abiodun, both Nura and Abdul-Kareem are members of a kidnapped group, terrorizing communities in Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State.
Others are Usman Shehu, Bello Muhammad and Ibrahim Shuaibu, all from Kebbi State, arrested along the Ibbi – New Bussa road, by a Police Patrol team.
The Police discovered the sum of # 1.7m on the suspects, which is part of the ransom paid by some of their kidnapped victims.
Meanwhile, the Police also intercepted two other suspects on a motorcycle, along the Sarkin Pawa – Minna road.
While conducting a search on the suspects, 20-year-old Jamilu Sulaiman and 23-year-old Michael Dauda, the police recovered a bag of leaves suspected to be Indian hemp, sixteen sachets of Dizapam drugs, three wraps of AXL drugs, a mobile phone and #10,000.
Niger State Police image-maker, further stated that the suspects will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.
The general public has been advised to report any suspicious persons in your environment and make policing your business focus this 2021.