Police Arrest 2 Suspected Kidnappers, Recover Weapons In Jigawa

The Police in Jigawa state, in collaboration with a local vigilance group, have arrested two suspected kidnappers in in Taura Local Government Area of the state.

The Police Public Relations Officer, Lawan Shiisu, confirmed the arrest in an interview with newsmen in Dutse.

Shiisu said the suspect, aged between 35 and 40, were arrested on Sunday following reliable intelligence and credible information.

Shiisu said that preliminary investigation showed that the suspects were responsible for the Aug. 9 attack on personnel of the Nigeria Immigration Service.

The police spokesman further stated that four magazines with 83 rounds of 7.9mm live ammunition, two locally made pistols, bows, arrows and two sticks were recovered from them. He also said that cellular phones, clothes, lubricating oil, three Nigeria National Identify Cards and four photographs were recovered from the suspects