Mon. Jul 22nd, 2024

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Monday, paraded a suspected kidnapper and cattle rustler Tukur Mohammed, in Lafia the Nasarawa state capital.

The state commandant Abbas Bappa Muhammed, who spoke through the command’s Public Relations Officer ASC 1 Mr. Jerry Victor, said the suspected kidnapper has been terrorising Abaji area council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nasarawa and Toto local government areas of Nasarawa state.

“The Special Intelligence Squad (SIS) arrested the suspect, Tukur Mohammed 25yrs ‘M’in Tsafe local government area of Zamfara state, after a credible and reliable information of the whereabouts of the suspect’s radar for some times now.

“Investigation revealed that the syndicate kidnapped one Malam Ibrahim between Nasarawa and Toto local government area of Nasarawa state together with his gang and demanded N10,000,000 as ransom, after they collected N1,000,000 that was found in the victim’s vehicle,” he said.

The suspect however, confessed to be a member of a deadly and a notorious kidnapping syndicate and infamous gang of cattle rustlers, that specialized in rustling cattle and kidnapping for ransom around Abaji area council of FCT, Nasarawa and Toto local government areas of Nasarawa state.

He also revealed that they rustled over 50 cattle where they shared amongst themselves.

The commandant therefore, expressed the commands readiness in combating crimes and criminality in the state.

He called on the good people of the state to always make available, credible and reliable information to security agencies closer to them.

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