Operatives of the Nasarawa State police command on Monday arrested a notorious kidnapping kingpin, Abubakar Mohammed in Akwanga Local Government Area of the state.
This was revealed in a press statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) ASP Ramhan Nansel.
Nansel said that the suspect was arrested around 1.00am following intelligence by operatives attached to Akwanga area command.
“While acting on credible intelligence, one Abubakar Mohammed M 28years of Wamba road, Akwanga LGA was arrested by police operatives attached to Akwanga area command. Upon interrogation, the suspect confessed to being a member of 5 man gang of kidnappers who were terrorizing Barkin Ladi area of Plateau state.
“The suspect also said that he relocated to Akwanga after two of his gang members were neutralized by security operatives during a fierce gun duel in Plateau state,” the statement said.
Meanwhile, the Nasarawa State Commissioner of Police, Adesina Soyemi(CP) has ordered that the case be transferred to anti-kidnapping unit of the command for a more thorough investigation.