Two Policemen, Naval Personnel, Arrested For Involving in Kidnapping, Robbery

Two policemen and a naval staff were among 18 kidnap and robbery suspects paraded before newsmen on Monday by the Kogi State Police Command. 

The state police Commissioner, Mr Ali Janga, while parading the suspects in Lokoja, distinguished the policemen as Cpl Suleiman Isiaka and Cpl Ibrahim James while the maritime staff was Seaman Bature Habila of the Western Naval Command. 

The trio, alongside three different suspects, were captured on Oct. 5 for endeavoring to abduct a five-year-old kid at Ayangba, he said. 

He said that the suspects came into Kogi State in a sanctioned business transport driven by one Daniel John who is additionally in police care. 

Janga said that John was to be paid N100,000 for his administration. 

The Commissioner said that suspects were gathered together in their inn room at Ayangba before they could do the capture of the kid. 

As indicated by Janga, 11 rifles, including four AK-47, three pump activity, four guns, several magazines and a transport are among the things recouped from the suspects. 

Talking with newsmen, one of the policemen, Isiaka said that he, James and Habila had on Oct. 4 remaining Bauchi State where they were serving in "Operation Safe Haven" in Tafawa Balewa neighborhood government to desire the operation in Ayangba. 

Suleiman said that he selected James and Habila for the business, including that it was another suspect, Sheu Agba, that reached him. 

Additionally Sheu Agba, 36, said that he was compelled to receive the capture choice since he required N10,000 desperately to treat his stomach ulcer. 

Agba said that he moved toward his cousin, Ukubile Akowe severally for the cash yet he declined. 

He said that he later moved toward Cpl Isiaka for the cash who in the process acquainted seizing with him. 

Additionally paraded for claimed abducting by the police were a pair of Isah Suleiman, an understudy of College of Education, Ankpa and Musa Mohammed, a specialist. 

They were affirmed to have captured the Chief Imam of Enabo quarters in Ankpa and gathered a payment of N1 million from his relations. 

Suleiman and Mohammed were said to have submitted the offense in February this year alongside two other who are currently on the loose. 

Suleiman conceded perpetrating the offense while Mohammed said he chose to take an interest in the wrongdoing to recover the N320,000 gathered from him by furnished looters on Adogo - Okene Road in December a year ago. 

Mohammed, who guaranteed to be a merchant in hardware in Ankpa, said that he was heading out to purchase gadgets when he was ransacked. 

Additionally paraded was one Omeke Amaechi, who was captured on Ogugu – Ette Road on Sept. 30 while getting away with a grabbed bike. 

Amaechi, who hails from Nssuka, Enugu State, was said to have, alongside his senior sibling Chijioke Omeke, on the pivotal day grabbed the bike from one Yahaya Mohammed who they later killed. 

Janga said that every one of the suspects would be charged to court when ivestigations were closed.

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