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Top Kidnapper & His Two Sons Nabbed By Soldiers

Troops of the Nigerian Army have arrested a suspected notorious kidnapper, Filani Auta, in the Ligari area of Kaduna State.

According to the army, Auta, said to be a kidnap kingpin, was arrested alongside his two sons during a raid.

It was learnt that the raid on the suspect’s home by troops followed a tip-off from the residents.

The Director, Army Public Relations, Brig. Gen. Texas Chukwu, who confirmed the arrest, said items recovered from the suspect included two Dane guns and four mobile phones.

Chukwu said, “Troops of the Nigerian Army on Thursday arrested a notorious kidnapper, Filani Auta, at Ligari village. The kidnap kingpin was arrested along with his two sons during a raid by the troops following a tip-off.

“Items recovered include two Dane guns and four mobile phones. The suspects will soon be handed over to the police for prosecution.”