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Police Nab Kidnappers In DSS, Others Joint Operation

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) police command, yesterday, said that a joint operation involving personnel of the Department of State Service (DSS), elements of Guards Brigade, and others resulted in the arrest of four suspected kidnappers, including two ex-convicts.

The disclosure was made in a statement by the spokesperson, SP Josephine Addeh. The statement read in part: “The operatives of the FCT Police command, in synergy with the special forces of Guards Brigade and DSS hunters, in a continued effort against criminality in FCT, on June 7, 2024, at about 10am, acting on credible intelligence, stormed some identified kidnappers camps at Gidan Dogo and Kweti Forest, Kaduna State, bordering FCT, trailed and arrested four suspects:

Yahaya Abubakar, 25 ‘m’ of Mpape, Mohammed Mohamed 32 ‘m’ of Zuba (an ex-convict), Umar Aliyu 20 and Nura Abdullahi 32, also an ex-convict at Kubwa and Zuba hills, respectively.” According to the police, the suspects allegedly confessed to being members of a notorious bandits’ syndicate known as “Mai One Million.” The gang is alleged to be largely responsible for many of the kidnap cases plaguing the FCT and its environs.

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