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Nigerian Army Arrests Four ‘High Profile’ Kidnap Kingpins



Operatives of the Nigerian Army have arrested four suspected gang leaders who were declared wanted for causing mayhem in Rivers communities.

Naija News reports that the Media Coordinator for Army Operations, Colonel Aminu Illiyasu, disclosed on Monday, October 7.

The suspects were reportedly arrested in their houses after a raid by the simultaneously and all the targets were involved in kidnappings.

“Troops on Operation MESA raided the criminal hide-outs of some identified kidnap kingpins in Rivers State. The suspected kidnappers who have been terrorising innocent citizens met their waterloo when troops of 29 Battalion simultaneously raided their criminal hideouts in Obio/Akpor, Tai and Gokana LGAs of Rivers State on 2nd October 2019.”

“The raid led to the arrest of 4 high profile criminals who have been on the Security Agencies’ wanted list. Those arrested include Dumbari Bro from B-Dere, Victor Dokara from K-Dere, Gbaraco Kaviloba from Lewe, and Confidence Friday from Bodo community,” Colonel Iliyasu said in his statement.


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