The Police Command in Zamfara has arrested four notorious kidnappers in Dankadon-Daji Village in Talata-Mafara Local Government Area of the state.
The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Kenneth Embrimson, disclosed this at a news conference in Gusau on Monday.
Embrinson said the suspects were arrested on February 18, 2018 after intelligence report disclosed that the kidnappers had sent letters to individuals threatening to kidnap the villagers if they failed to make money available for them.
“The police arrested the suspects while trying to collect a sum of N39,500 provided by the villagers.
“The suspects are undergoing interrogation at the police command in the state after which they would be prosecuted, ‘’ he said.
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