8 ar­rested for rob­bery, kid­nap

Daily Trust - - NEWS - From Is­mail Ade­bayo, Birnin Kebbi

Kebbi State Po­lice Com­mand has ar­rested six armed rob­bery sus­pects and two oth­ers for kid­nap­ping.

Ac­cord­ing to the po­lice, the sus­pects were among the no­to­ri­ous gangs of armed rob­bers and kid­nap­pers ter­ror­iz­ing parts of the state.

While ad­dress­ing jour­nal­ists at the force head­quar­ters in Birnin Kebbi, the Com­mis­sioner of Po­lice CP Ibrahim M. Kabiru said the sus­pects were ar­rested by the force oper­a­tives at Bagudo, Danko/Wasagu and Ar­gungu lo­cal govern­ment ar­eas.

He said four mem­bers of the no­to­ri­ous gang of armed rob­bers were ar­rested at a vil­lage around Bagudo. “One Saliu Garba was ar­rested at a vil­lage in Ar­gungu. We also ar­rested two kid­nap sus­pects at a vil­lage in Danko/Wasagu,” the CP said, adding that the po­lice had also ar­rested mem­bers of a fake cur­rency syn­di­cate.

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