See how Police Arrest Suspected Highway Robbers and Kidnappers In Abuja

The police have arrested some suspected notorious kidnappers and armed robbery gangs terrorising travellers on Abuja – Kaduna highway and Kano – Jigawa – Kaduna states. The police public relations officer in Abuja, CSP Jimoh Moshood in a release on Friday said the arrest was made consequent to the strengthening of Operation Absolute Sanity with additional personnel and Modern Crime Detection and Fighting Equipment by the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris.

He said police is set to tackle and deal with the emerging gangs of kidnappers on Abuja – Kaduna Highway who “usually move in from other states in the North East such as Katsina, Sokoto and Kebbi to Kaduna – Abuja Highway and kidnap innocent travellers and after collection of ransoms move back to those states earlier mentioned.”

Moshood said the suspects were responsible for the killing of a renowned Lawyer and kidnap of his wife, after allegedly receiving the payment of ransom.

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