Soldiers Nab 2 Kidnappers On Their Way To Collect Ransom

Troops of 1 Division Nigerian Army stationed in Anchau, Kubau area of Kaduna, on Wednesday October 5, arrested 2 kidnappers in the process of collecting ransom from a kidnap victim's family.

The arrest followed a tip off by well-meaning Nigerians that the kidnappers had arrived Dutsen Wai for ransom collection from their hapless victim's family.

On receipt of information, the troops swung into action in an unmarked car and trailed them to the rendezvous for the collection. 

The kidnappers, believed to be operating along Kaduna-Abuja road, fled towards Zaria in a Honda car when they realized that they were being trailed.
Consequently, the pursuing troops alerted the police stationed in Soba. In the process of fleeing, the kidnappers overran the police checkpoints at Soba and Maigana and proceeded to Zaria. They tried to escape but were eventually apprehended by the soldiers.

The troops recovered Honda Accord car, one mobile telephone handset, 4 MTN, 1 Airtel Subscribers identified module (SIM) cards, micro SD card, a national identity card, an INEC voters registration card, a Miyetti Allah cattle Breeders’ Association of Nigeria Identity Card, UBA and Keystone Bank Debit Cards, cash sum of Twelve Thousand, Seven Hundred and Ten Naira (N12,710) and a Notebook containing several names, addresses and telephone numbers of kidnap victims families and relations. 

The suspects are currently under investigation.