In The Bag Kidnappers arrested in Kaduna while on their way to collect ransom

Two suspected kidnappers have been arrested in Kaduna by soldiers while they were on their way to collect ransom from a victim's family.

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The two kidnap kingpins

(Daily Trust)
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Two suspected kidnap kingpins said to be the brains behind many abductions in Kaduna State and other surrounding states, were on Wednesday, October 5, 2016, arrested by troops of 1 Division, Nigerian Army in Anchau, Kubau Local Government Area of the state while they were on the way to collect ransom from relatives of a victim in their custody.

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Daily Trust reports that the suspects who were believed to be operating along Kaduna-Abuja road, fled towards Zaria in a Honda car when they realized they were being trailed.

In the process of trying to escape, the bandits were said to have overrun the police checkpoints at Soba and Maigana and proceeded to Zaria where they were apprehended by the soldiers.

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Items recovered from the suspects include guns, charms, phones, SIM cards and notebook containing several names, addresses and telephone numbers of kidnap victims families and relations.

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