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Kogi Police nab 3 suspected kidnappers, recovers 12 stolen cows



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Kogi State Police Command have arrested three suspected kidnappers and recovered twelve rustled cows after an intelligent information about activities of criminals along Okene-Auchi road.

In a statement by the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP William Ovye Ayah which was sent to CAPITAL POST in Abuja on Wednesday, said, the kidnappers have been terrorising Okene-Auchi road for sometime untill they were apprehended.

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The statement said: “On the 4Th of January, 2022, based on intelligence tip-off on criminal hideouts along Auchi-Okene road, consequently, the Divisional Police Officer, Okene Division SO Muhammad Nasir Isa promptly swung into action, mobilized his team and moved to the scene and arrested three (3) suspects namely; Mohammed Shehu, Idris Suleiman and Abubakar Ibrahim.

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“The suspects confessed belonging to a gang terrorizing Okene and its environs. Items recovered from them includes, one dane gun, two cartridges, food items and the sum of N45,000.

“Investigation is in progress. Suspects will be arraigned in court on completion of the investigation.

“In another development, the operatives of the Nigeria Police Force, attached to Okene Division in an intelligence led operations in collaboration with the Professional Hunters Association”


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