Alleged killers of village head of Naarawa state, Kidnapping of CAN chairman, others nabbed by the police

The Nasarawa State Police command said it has successfully arrested 27 suspected kidnappers and robbers who are alleged to be the killers of the village head of the Odu community in Nasarawa LGA Amos Obere.

The suspects who were arrested at a drinking joint in Nasarawa town where they were having fun, also confessed to kidnapping some commuters in Loko village, who were traveling from Otukpo in Benue state to Abuja.

Some of the suspects were also linked to the murder of Superintendent of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Salisu Usmtravelingnd his sister, Sa’datu Usman-Maku, in Gudi, Akwanga Local Government Area.

Similarly, suspected kidnappers of Joseph Masin, the state chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) were also paraded before newsmen.

Seven firearms and several rounds of live ammunition, as well as vehicle, recovered items recovered from the criminal suspects.

Commissioner of Police in the state, Bola Longe said confirming the incidence said;

“The command wants to assert unequivocally that the security of lives and property of every law-abiding citizen remains its priority and will not shy away from this constitutional duty.

“In light of this, we want to reassure the public of our avowed commitment to the realization of this objective.

“The police also want to appreciate members of the ic, traditional rulers, and other security agencies for their support and cooperation in the realization impacted positively on the police achievements in recent times.”

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