The Nasarawa State Police Command have announced the arrest of a suspected kidnapper who allegedly kidnapped two private security guards using a wooden carved gun.
According to a statement by DSP Ramhan Nansel, the police public relations officer of the State, a complaint was lodged on 3/12/2022 at Karshi Division that, 2 private security guards attached to a sachet water manufacturing company undergoing construction at Jeje Jijipe Village, Karu LGA were abducted and taken to an unknown destination.
Acting based on the strength of the report, the Commissioner of Police, CP Maiyaki Mohammed Baba Mobilised a detachment of Police operatives led by CSP Nnamdi Udobor, the Divisional Police Officer, Karshi Division to conduct a relentless manhunt on the perpetrators of the crime.
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The search paid off with the arrest of one Stephen Jonah ‘M’ 32yrs from Tafa LGA of Kaduna State.
In the course of the intensified investigation, the suspect led the Police operatives to their enclave at Hilltop, Jeje Jijipe village where two victims namely: Sadiq Abubakar Jibril and Danladi Aku were rescued unhurt.
The two security guards have since been reunited with their families while a wooden carved gun used in perpetrating the dastardly act was recovered as an exhibit.
CP Maiyaki Mohammed Baba has directed that the suspect be transferred to State Criminal Investigation Department, Lafia for further investigation; upon conclusion, he will be charged to Court for prosecution.