Police arrest 79 yrs old, 18 others for robbery, kidnapping
kaduna, Nigeria. Jan. 10, 2018 (AltAfrika)-Nineteen (19) Notorious Kidnappers, including a 79 year old man terrorising Abuja-Kaduna-Kano Express Way in the northern part of Nigeria were on Tuesday arrested by the Nigeria Police
The suspects according to the Police spokesman, CSP Jimoh Moshood, said the suspects confessed to robbing and kidnappings.
Moshood explained that, a 79years old man, Abdulrasheed Riba a.k.a. Baba Wakili who was paraded with the kidnappers confessed to stealing and selling AK47 Rifles and Military Uniforms to the Kidnappers.
Wakali, who was said to have supplied 5 AK47 rifles to the Kidnappers and collects his percentage from each ransom they collect from their Kidnappings, were all arrested by the Intelligence Response Team, IRT.
The gang confessed to many kidnappings and robberies along Abuja-Kaduna-Kano expressways.
Arms and ammunition recovered from the suspects included, 8 AK47 Rifles, several locally made guns and many military uniforms.