Police arrest two suspected kidnappers, recover weapons in Jigawa

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Police in collaboration with a local vigilance group, have arrested two suspected kidnappers in Taura Local Government Arae of Jigawa State.

DSP Lawan Shiisu, the Police Public Relations Officer confirmed the arrest in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Dutse.

PPRO said the suspects, aged between 35 and 40, were arrested on Sunday following reliable intelligence and credible information.

“Those arrested are believed to be members of a criminal gang that has been terrorising parts of the state and neighbouring Kano.

“The police arrested them during a special operation in Larabawa village, Gabasawa area of Kano and Larabar Gurgunya village in Taura.

Jigawa said, “Investigation is also showing that the suspects killed two police officers at Kwalam village in Taura on January 23.

“The police spokesman further stated that four magazines with 83 rounds of 7.9mm live ammunition, two locally made pistols, bows, arrows and two sticks were recovered from them. He added that cellular phones, clothes, lubricating oil, three Nigeria National Identity Cards and four photographs were recovered from the suspects.

Jigawa said the suspects would be arraigned in court as soon as the investigation into the matter has been concluded,” (NAN).

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