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Kidnapping/Culpable Homicide: Kogi Police Command arrest 2 suspects.

Kidnapping/Culpable Homicide: Kogi Police Command arrest 2 suspects.

The Police in Kogi state have arrested two kidnapping suspects, Tairu Kadiri Amedu aged 35yrs and Aleru Suleiman aged 38yrs who had been terrorizing citizens in the state.

One of their kidnapping escapades resulted into the death of their victims; Sanni David Aliu aged 53yrs

A statement by the Kogi State Police Command on the arrest said, “Consequent on the activities of criminal elements such as Kidnapping, Armed Robbery, Cultism within Kogi State, the Commissioner of Police, CP Ali A. Janga deployed some strategies and directed the Federal Special Anti robbery Squad (FSARS) in the State to hunt for the criminal elements terrorizing the State and ensure they are arrested.

“In total compliance with the directives, the FSARS in synergy with the operatives of the Department of State Service (DSS) in the State acting on the information that one Sanni David Aliu of Ankpa was kidnapped by unknown hoodlums.

“The combined team of Police and DSS operatives swung into action through intelligence led operations with the skills applied storms the kidnappers hideout and arrested the above suspects, while the victim was discovered dead and the body recovered from their dens.

“The exhibits above were equally recovered from the suspects. Suspects will be arraigned in court on completion of investigation.

The recovered items are 11 assorted Sim Cards, 8 assorted Sim card certificates, 29 pieces of fake US Dollars, 23 pieces of fake Euros, 7 assorted Mobile phones and 7 ATM cards.

DSP William Ovye Aya,
PPRO, Kogi State Police Command

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