September 17, 2016

Army troops nab notorious kidnappers in Calabar

Army troops nab notorious kidnappers in Calabar

The Nigerian Army military force said it has apprehended the alleged second-in-command and other high-ranking operators of a big-time kidnap syndicate terrorising Cross Rivers capital Calabar and its environs today.

Army troops nab notorious kidnappers in Calabar

Nigerian Army spokesman, Sani Kukasheka Usman, said:

“Troops of 13 Brigade, 82 Division, Nigerian Army, have in a coordinated operation arrested a suspected high ranking militant kingpin Mr. Victory Benjamin (aka Abuja Daddy and G3) and 3 others.

“The kingpin was arrested at Saint Joseph Hospital, Ikot Ene junction, Akpabuyo Local Government Area of Cross Rivers State while attempting to collect ransom from one of their kidnap a victim’s relations.

“In a related development, troops of the same formation have also arrested 3 militants with locally made pistol and some cartridges while robbing victims around Refugees Camp at Efut Isigi in Bakassi Local Government Area, Cross Rivers State.

“Meanwhile, troops have cordoned off the residents of the most wanted militant kingpin, Alias G1 still at large, as already the arrested militants known as “G2” and “G3” are providing useful information that would assist the military to track other criminals in the region.”

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