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Police arrest kidnappers, recovers N361, 150



Police recovers N361, 150, arrests kidnappers.

The Kwara State Police has arrested suspected kidnappers in Ilorin.

The state Commissioner of Police, Lawan Ado, While parading the suspects,  said the Ekiti division on November 7, received a report of the disappearance of one Usman Muhammadu.

He said the elder brother of Muhammadu, Sani Maikifi, reported that the kidnapped left his shop on November 6 to an unknown place.

According to him, “As we were still searching for the missing person, we got another report that he was kidnapped by gunmen and that his family had paid a ransom of N500,000 for his release.

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“Immediately the information was received, detectives from Ekiti division swung into action and the combined efforts of the police and vigilance group led to the arrest of the six suspects.

“During interrogation, the suspects confessed to the crime and a total of N361, 150.00 being part of the ransom was recovered from them.”

Ado notified criminals in Kwara to either leave the state or face the law.


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Updated on  January 8, 2018 at 8:55 am