Three suspects were on Wednesday arrested by the Federal Capital Territory Police Command for kidnapping two children from a school at the Federal housing in Karu area of Abuja.
The spokesman of the command, DSP Anjuguri Manzah, in a statement stated that the suspects conspired to steal the kids on Feb. 11
Anjuguri revealed that the police swung into action upon the report which led to the arrest of the suspects.
He stated that the principal suspect was arrested at her hideout at ‘One man’ village in Mararaba, Nasarawa state on Feb. 12, NAN reports.
Anjuguri stated that the other suspect who had been on the run was also arrested on Feb. 13 around Asokoro, Abuja.
He revealed that the children who were kidnapped and belong to the same parents have been reunited with their parents.
Anjuguri said that investigation was in progress and that the suspects would be charged to the court upon its conclusion.
He called on authorities of public and private schools in the FCT to be security conscious and to ensure that pupils were only released to their biological parents or approved guardians.
Anjuguri called on school managements to be vigilant and report all suspicious persons to the nearest police stations to forestall a recurrence.
He said that members of the public could call the command control room on the following numbers, 08032003913, 08061581938, 07057337653 and 08028940883.
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