The Benue State Police Command has arrested three suspected kidnappers in Ohimini Local Government Area of the state.
The suspects identified as Abdullahi Yahaya aka Oscar, Abubakar Hussain and Kelvin Ameh were apprehended by operatives of the Special Anti-robbery Squad, SARS, following a tip- off.
Items recovered from the suspects include: one automatic pump action no. 156254, eleven (11) cartridges, one locally fabricated Berretta pistol with twenty-eight (28) rounds of live ammunition, one navy blue Golf car with reg no KOGI, LKJ 44 OCV, criminal charms and a cash sum of thirty-six thousand naira (₦36,000).
Upon interrogation, the suspects confessed to the kidnap of one Dr. Godwin Abah in Otukpo, Mr. Emmanuel of Eupi village in Otukpo, Mr. Simon of Ogobia village in Otukpo and Mr. James Oni, the bursar of Federal Polytechnic Idah in Kogi State.