A Katsina State-born supplier of arms and ammunition to herdsmen and kidnap syndicates in Delta State, has finally been apprehended by operatives of the Special Anti-Kidnapping and Cyber Crime Squad, SAKCCS, Delta Command and Eagle Vigilante group, Abraka Market, Asaba.
Commissioner of Police, Delta state, Mr. Zanna Ibrahim, who confirmed the arrest of the arms dealer and kidnap kingpin, said: “His arrest, weekend, is a major breakthrough for us in the battle against killer- herdsmen and kidnappers in the state.”
Ibrahim said that operatives, who acted on intelligence, swooped on him at about 16.45 hours on June 1, adding: “He is a 56-year-old notorious kidnap kingpin, illegal arms dealer and supplier of arms and ammunition to kidnap syndicates from Dutsenma town, Katsina state, who has been on our watch list for a long time.
“The suspect resides at Cable Point area, Asaba and has complicity in most kidnappings related to supply of arms and ammunition. Investigation is ongoing in the case,” he asserted.
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