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NSCDC Arrests  4 Suspects Over Alleged Kidnappings In Sokoto

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NSCDC Arrests  4 Suspects Over Alleged Kidnappings In Sokoto


By Onuminya Ochowechi In Sokoto


The Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) has arrested  four suspects over alleged kidnappings in Sokoto State.


Mr Muhammad Dada, the NSCDC Commandant, Sokoto Command made the disclosure while addressing newsmen in Sokoto on Friday.


Dada said the success was recorded following the intelligence information by the good people of Sokoto state.


He further added that NSCDC Tsamiya out-post in Tureta local government arrested Bello Abdullahi, Bello Abubakar Abdullahi Oro and Lawali Sulaiman.


The suspects were arrested in connection with the kidnappings of four person in Tureta on April 22, in which the sum of N5 million was collected as ransom.

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He also said the suspects also  kidnaped another person at Dange Shuni LGA on March 16, 2021, to which N900,000 was collected as ransom,.


The Commandant added that the suspects were in the wanted list of the command and has since admitted committing of the alleged crime.


“We have concluded our investigation and very soon the suspects will be charged to  court  for further judicial process,” he added.


Dada further appealed for more commitment of the public in supporting the government toward addressing the security challenges in the country.

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