The Nigeria Police Force has apprehended three persons who are allegedly in connection with the abduction of Channels Television reporter, Friday Okeregbe.
The Police gave the names of the suspects as; Hanniel Patrick, 29, from Akwa Ibom, Abdulwahab Isah, 28 and Salisu Mohammed, 32 both from Kogi.
The Force spokesman, Frank Mba, on Sunday said the suspects were arrested on April 9 by operatives attached to ‘Operation Puff Adder’.
Okeregbe was kidnapped on March 22 and released on March 28,
Mba spokesman gave the items recovered from the suspects as; a locally made revolver gun, three live AK47 ammunition, a battle axe, handset phones and masks with which they blindfold their victims.
Mba said that the suspects had made a useful statement to the police.
He said that efforts were being intensified to arrest other members of the gang still at large.
Mba said that the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu had reassured Nigerians that the police and other security agencies would do everything possible to check crimes in the country.
PM News reports that he, however, enjoined members of the public to always avail the police with useful information that would help in realising these objectives.