6 kidnap kingpin arrested in Abuja

By Azu Ejee

Wednesday May 12, 2021

Six kidnap kingpins responsible for kidnappings in Gwagwalada and Kwali Council Areas of Abuja, the Nigeria capital, have been arrested.

Security agencies consider the arrest a major breakthrough in the fight against insecurity in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

The Police Command, according to PRNigeria, arrested the suspects on Wednesday, May 12, 2021, at different locations after intelligence gathering.


A senior operative involved in the operation disclosed that the dens where the suspects keep their captors until ransoms were paid were also discovered

“After undertaking surveillance and intelligence gathering, the special anti-kidnapping squad of the police command successfully arrested six suspects”, the officer said.

He confirmed they were the masterminds of major abduction at Tungan Maji in Gwagwalada and Kwaita in Kwalli axis.

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