Four Suspected Kidnappers, Armed Robbers Arrested In Kogi



The Kogi State Police Command has arrested four suspected kidnappers and armed robbers who have been terrorizing Bassa Local government area and its environs.

A statement by the Command’s Police Public Relations Officer, DSP William Ayah, said arms and ammunition were recovered from the suspected criminals.

According to him “Following a credible intelligence that, suspected kidnappers/armed robbers who have been terrorizing Bassa Local Government and its environs were sighted in a compound at new Jarusalem Oguma area in Bassa.

“Operatives of the Nigeria Police Force attached to Bassa Division led by the DPO promptly swung into action, stormed the compound and arrested the following suspects; Guda Dangana, Dogo Chure, Dekina Zhiya, Samson Nyizo , all from Bassa Local Government.

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“Items recovered from them includes, one locally made Pistol, one 7.62mm ammunition, one cartridge, one G3 ammunition and two human skulls.

The PPRO said the suspects have made useful confessions on series of criminal activities within Bassa axis, adding that the suspects would be arraigned in court on completion of investigation.

The statement said , the Commissioner of Police CP Idrisu Dabban commended the prompt response of the officers and assured members of the public that Kogi State Police Command in collaboration with other security agencies in the State would not rest on it’s Oars in the continued onslaught against criminal elements in the State.

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