June 15, 2024

Suspected kidnapper terrorising Kogi communities arrested

A suspected notorious kidnapper, Abubakar Ali Damina, terrorising the people of Igalamela-Odolu Local Government Area, has been arrested.

Damina, 43, was arrested during a joint security operation at Ofodo village, close to Igabada in Kogi State.

The suspect, who it was gathered hails from Bida in Niger State, was found in possession of a single-barreled Dane gun and various suspicious items such as charms, a gun firing cap, and local bullets.

During interrogation, the suspect allegedly confessed his involvement in criminal activities in Kogi State.

The Igalamela-Odolu Local Government Departmental Security Officer, Mohammed Aminu, spoke to DAILY POST on behalf of the council boss, Barr. Cosmos Atabor, and confirmed the arrest of the kidnapping kingpin on Wednesday.

He told DAILY POST the suspect has been detained at the Kogi State Vigilante Service facility in Igalamela-Odolu and will soon be handed over to the appropriate authority.

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