Police Arrest Three Suspected Kidnappers, Cattle Rustlers in Kogi


The Kogi State Police Command has arrested three suspected kidnappers terrorizing Auchi-Okene road in the State.

The command equally recovered 12 cows from the arrested suspects.

The Police Public Relations Officer, (PPRO), DSP William Ovye Aya in a statement sent to DAILY POST on Wednesday said the arrested suspects are Mohammed Shehu, Idris Suleiman and Abubakar Ibrahim.

According to Aya, on the 4th of January, 2022, the command acted upon intelligence tip-off on criminal hideouts along Auchi-Okene road, in which they swung into action to arrest the criminal suspects.

“The suspects confessed to belonging to a gang terrorizing Okene and its environs” he said.

Items recovered from suspects include, one Dane gun, two cartridges, food items and the sum of N45,000.

Aya added that the suspects will be arraigned in court on completion of the investigation.

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