The Nasarawa State Police Command arrested Alhaji Dalhatu Abubakar, head of the village of Mangora Goma Tunga, a village in the local government area of Nasarawa, on Friday for allegedly helping and instigating the kidnapping.
Latest nigeria newspaper reports that police commissioner Bola Longe declared this on Friday in Lafia while presenting the village chief along with 80 other suspected criminals to journalists.
According to Longe, the police arrested the monarch after credible intelligence about his involvement in kidnapping activities along Loko on the Nasarawa / Toto axis.
“He is a notorious criminal with a long reputation and without glory, which operates in the most clandestine way; and he has been on our wanted list, “he said.
Latest nigeria newspaper reports that He said that from October 22 to December 2019, the command had arrested 46 alleged kidnappers and 35 alleged members of the cult. The police also recovered nine firearms; 34 ammunition; three tricycles; Two motorcycles and three vehicles within the period.
The commissioner attributed the success story of the command to the support he received from the public and urged people to maintain support to make the state safer.
Latest nigeria newspaper reports that He warned the criminal elements of the state to repent before being caught or relocating from the state.