Just In – Suspected Kidnappers and Armed Robbers Arrested In Niger

In the Tafa Local Government Area of the state, the Niger State Police Command detained 10 kidnappers and armed robbers.


State Police Commissioner Alhaji Usman Adamu made the announcement on Monday.

He said, “On October 31, 2019, at about 1000 hours, investigation led to the apprehension and arrest at Dikko Junction of three other members of the syndicate which led the team to arrest three more members of the syndicate in Zaria, Kaduna State.

“The suspects admitted that they were serial kidnappers and armed robbers operating in the states of Kaduna and Katsina.” The suspects admitted that they obtained N800, 000 and N600, 000 as ransom from their victims, a case under investigation.


Adamu reiterated its determination to find a sustainable solution to the rising challenges of security in the State.