Police arrest three members of notorious kidnap gang in Benue State
Benue State Police Command have arrested 3 suspected kidnappers in Ohimini Local Government Area of the state.
According to the command spokesman, ASP Moses Yamu, who confirmed the arrest, the suspects namely Abdullahi Yahaya aka Oscar, Abubakar Hussain and Kelvin Ameh were arrested by operatives of the Special Anti-robbery Squad, SARS following a tip- off.
Items recovered from the suspects includes, one Automatic pump action no. 156254, eleven (11) cartridges, one locally fabricated Berretta pistol with twenty-eight (28) rounds of live ammunition, one navy blue Golf car with reg no KOGI LKJ 44 OCV, criminal charms and a cash sum of thirty-six (₦36,000) thousand naira.
Upon interrogation, the suspects confessed to the kidnap of one Dr. Godwin Abah in Otukpo, Mr. Emmanuel of Eupi village in Otukpo, Mr. Simon of Ogobia village in Otukpo and Mr. James Oni, the bursar of Idah Polytechnic, KOGI State.