BY VICTORIA IKEANO
The Nasarawa State Police Command have rescued two persons from Kidnappers’ den in Jijipe village, Karu local government area of the state and reunited them with their families.
According to the Command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Ramhan Nansel, the police in Karshi had received a complaint about abduction of security guards working in a firm under construction; whereupon the police commissioner, CP Maiyaki Mohammed Baba detailed operatives led by CSP Nnamdi Udobor to embark on a manhunt of the kidnappers.
“The search paid off with arrest of one Stephen Jonah ‘M’ 32 years from Tafa Local government area of Kaduna state. In the course of the intensified investigation, the suspect led the Police operatives to their enclave at Hilltop, Jeje Jijipe village where two victims namely, Sadiq Abubakar Jibril and Danladi Aku were rescued unhurt’’, the spokesman said.
The suspect is to be arraigned in court when the Police conclude their investigations.
The full text of the press statement signed by the Command’s Public Relations Officer on behalf the state’s Commissioner of Police, CP Baba, read, “On 3/12/2022 at about 0900hrs, a complaint was lodged at Karshi Division that, on 2/12/2022 at about 0200hrs, private security guards attached to a sachet water manufacturing company undergoing construction at Jeje Jijipe Village, Karu LGA were abducted and taken to an unknown destination.
“Acting based on the strength of the report, the Commissioner of Police, CP Maiyaki Mohammed Baba Mobilised a detachment of Police operatives led by CSP Nnamdi Udobor, the Divisional Police Officer, Karshi Division to conduct a relentless manhunt on the perpetrators of the crime. The search paid off with the arrest of one Stephen Jonah ‘M’ 32yrs from Tafa LGA of Kaduna State.
“In the course of the intensified investigation, the suspect led the Police operatives to their enclave at Hilltop, Jeje Jijipe village where two victims namely: Sadiq Abubakar Jibril and Danladi Aku were rescued unhurt and reunited with their families while a wooden carved gun used in perpetrating the dastardly act was recovered as an exhibit.
“CP Maiyaki Mohammed Baba has directed that the suspect be transferred to State Criminal Investigation Department, Lafia for further investigation; upon conclusion, he will be charged to Court for prosecution”