By: Muhammed Nur Ali
The Nigerian police said, they had arrested nine suspected kidnappers in Kaduna state northwest geopolitical zone of the country
Force spokesman, DCP Frank Mba, said in a statement in Abuja that the suspects were arrested on the 11th of May by operatives attached to operation puff adder.
According to him, the suspects are Ayuba Lawal, Saidu Bello, Abdullahi Bello, Adamu Lawal, and Umar Sani, all are indigenes of Dan Musa local government area of Katsina state.
Others are: Muhammed Sani, Jibrin Shehu, Usman Sani, Musa Garba, were arrested at Akilbu forest around Chikwale in Kachia local government area of Kaduna state.
He said that two ak47 rifles, four ak47 magazines, 54 rounds of live ammunition, five Dane guns and 200 stolen cows were recovered from the suspects.
The spokesman said the suspects had made useful statement to the police on their involvement in series of kidnapping on the Abuja–Kaduna highway.
Mba said that the acting inspector general of police, Mohammed Adamu, has assured that, with the support of the public, the war against kidnapping and other heinous crimes in the country would be won.