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Police arrests 15 suspected bandits, kidnappers, others in Niger

Police operatives in Niger have arrested 15 suspects for banditry, kidnapping, and other crimes in the state.

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The state’s Commissioner of Police, Shawulu Danmamman disclosed this to journalists at a media briefing held at the command headquarters in Minna on Saturday.

He said police operatives attached to the Nasko Division arrested four suspected kidnappers and recovered three locally- made guns during a crackdown on criminals in the state.

The CP said: “In a follow-up operation, the operatives arrested Abubakar Hussaini of Anaba village, Buba Mohammed of Maje village, Mainasara Muhammadu of Takalafia, Ibeto all in Nasko and Ibrahim Abdullahi of Kontagora.

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“The suspects invaded a residence at Isana village via Nasko, Magama local government area and kidnapped a male victim of about 20 years of age to an unknown destination.

“The suspects confessed to having collected a ransom of N1.6 million before releasing the victim.

“One of the suspects Buba Mohammed also confessed to being a member of another syndicate that blocked Genge-Ibeto Road and kidnapped a female victim, ganged raped her by four men, and collected a ransom of N1 million.”

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