The Police Command in Kebbi State has arrested seven suspected kidnappers in different parts of the state.
According to the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, the state Commissioner of Police, Alhaji Ibrahim Kabiru, stated this in Birnin Kebbi on Thursday, adding that the suspects were found with cutlasses and a gun.
He said, “The suspects armed themselves with a gun and cutlasses, kidnapped their victims on 2nd October, 2018 but the victims were rescued and reunited with their families.
‘’The two suspected armed robbers were also arrested when they attempted to rob two persons, Umar Muhammad and Usman Umar from Bahagu village of Bagudu Local Government Area of the state.
‘’The victims were attacked and robbed of their motorcycle worth N120, 000 on Oct. 13.
“On the receipt of the reports, the police swung into action and arrested the robbers, all from Bagudu local government area. The case is under investigation,” he said.
Kabiru said the command also succeeded in smashing a syndicate that specialised in stealing mobile phones in the state.
The Commissioner of Police added that the suspects and their collaborators were arrested in different parts of the state after they broke a shop in Argungu Local Government Area and stole 58 different handsets.
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