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Police arrest four suspected kidnappers in military uniform

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Police arrest four suspected kidnappers in military uniform

The Akwa Ibom State Police Command has apprehended four suspected kidnappers disguised in military attire

Police arrest four suspected kidnappers in military uniform
Police arrest four suspected kidnappers in military uniform

According to a press release signed by the State Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Timfon John, the suspects were arrested on Friday in Uyo following a distress call.

The suspects were nabbed at Utang Street by Gibbs Street after allegedly kidnapping one Abraham Ekpe at Ring Road 3, Opposite Cemetery.

The statement read: “The gang members were arrested while they were on the verge of kidnapping one “Richie”, the friend of their victim (Abraham Ekpe). Their plan was to take them to the Odukpani Local Government Area of Cross River State.

The police named the suspects as Abdulkarem Yusuf, Yusuf Waziri Inbinabo Sunny Iboroma, and Abdulrahman Abbas.

The statement further read: “The Command’s Anti-Robbery Squad immediately swung into action and mobilized to the scene where four suspects namely; Abdulkarem Yusuf ‘m’, Yusuf Waziri ‘m’, Inbinabo Sunny Iboroma ‘m’ and Abdulrahman Abbas ‘m’ were arrested.

“Further investigation also revealed that they had demanded a ransom of five million naira from their victim but he could not pay, prompting them to also kidnap his friend.

“The victims were all rescued successfully and have been reunited with their families.

“One red colour Honda Accord car with registration number BJ 615 ABC, one handcuff, and one dagger were recovered. The suspects will be charged to court upon completion of the investigation

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