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Police arrest 8 kidnappers in Nasarawa

The Suspects

The Nasarawa State Police Command has arrested eight suspects for kidnapping ,armed robbery and illegal possession of firearms.

Parading the suspects in Lafia,the Commissioner of Police in the State Bola Longe said they were arrested at different locations in Awe and Toto Local Government Areas of the state.

Bola Longe stated that among the suspects were Musa Adamu and Umar Muhammed who were arrested for allegedly kidnapping the village head of Hunki in Awe Local Government Area.

He explained that other suspects Abdulrahaman Idris 27 years old and Zakari Abdullahi 24 years were arrested on Toto – Abaji road in Toto Local Government Area of the state for armed robbery.

Bola Longe commended the residents of the areas for volunteering information to the police which led to the arrests.

One of the suspects Musa Adamu 26 years confessed to have taken part in the kidnap of the village head in Awe Local Government Area.

Items recovered from the suspects were 319 live ammunition, two AK 49 Rifles, one locally made Single Barel Gun and 11 sim cards of different GSM networks.

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