Police Force headquarters Abuja has confirmed arrest of 4 suspected kidnappers of Indian expatriate in Katsina-Ala, Benue State.
The police high command also said the suspects confessed to crimes of kidnapping, armed robbery, cultism and other related crimes.
Force Public Relations Officer, DCP Don Awunah said in a statement yesterday that the arrest of the suspects followed the Nationwide coordinated operations against violent crimes such as kidnapping, armed robbery, cultism and the likes, as the Inspector General of Police, Ag. IGP Ibrahim K. Idris deployed Intelligent Response Team, IRT, to Benue State to tackle and resolve cases of kidnapping in the state using citizens supports and deployment of technical platforms.
DCP Awunah said the team swung into action, trailed and arrested the suspects namely, Terna Lorlu aka Rocker ‘M’ 28 years – Gang leader, Ternenger Terwase aka Bishop ‘M’ 29 years, Terungwa Abasuwa aka Bobby ‘M’ 27 years, and Oryina Bosua aka Man’U ‘M’ 34 years.
The statement said, “During interrogation, they confessed to be behind several kidnappings and armed robbery attacks on innocent people in Benue State, including the kidnap of an Indian expatriate, the kidnap of one Mr. Charles a business man at Adikpo, Kwande LGA and the kidnap of a prominent chief Tsegba in Gboko and the collection of a ransom of Five Million (5,000,000) naira ransom paid to them before his release.
“They also confessed to the kidnappings of several lecturers and businessmen in College of Education Katsina Ala and other neighbouring towns.
“However, investigation is being intensified to arrest other members of the gang still at large. All suspects will be arraigned in court on completion of the investigation.
The statement further advised members of the public to be vigilant and continue to partner with the Nigeria Police Force to ensure a crime free society.

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