The Nigeria Police Force Intelligence Response Team (IRT) has arrested two (2) suspects in connection with the abduction of a Catholic Priest in Kagarko LGA of Kaduna State.
The suspects, Abubakar Usman 21 and Salisu Abdullahi, 28, were arrested by the Police team following intense intelligence-led operations to unravel, arrest and bring to book, the criminal gang responsible for a series of related high-profile kidnap operations in Kaduna State.
Force Public Relations Officer, CP Frank Mba while parading the suspects, said investigations by the Police Team revealed how the arrested principal suspects masterminded and led other gang members to carry out the dastardly act.
He said one General Purpose Machine Gun (GPMG) and three AK-47 rifles were recovered from the suspects while effort is still ongoing to arrest other members of the gang.
Mba disclosed that the police also arrested three ex-convicts, Abel Nanfa, 23, Nankum Wazhi, 32 and Jonah Patrick, 25, in Plateau State for their involvement in armed robbery, kidnapping and car theft within the Jos metropolis. “Investigations revealed that the suspects, after serving their jail term, returned to their nefarious activities before nemesis caught up with them