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Police arrest 25 kidnap suspects in Edo

19 April 2013, 09:02

Benin- The Edo Police command said on Thursday that it had  arrested more than 25 kidnap suspects, describing their modus operandi as ``highly sophisticated''.’

The state Police Commissioner, Foluso Adebanjo, who made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in an interview in Benin on Thursday, said that the command was well positioned to stem the tide of kidnapping in the state.

``We have found out that the people behind these acts are high profile and their mode of operation highly sophisticated.

``You could see that from the nature of arms and ammunition recovered from the suspects.’’

Adebanjo said that the command was collaborating with the state Ministry of Justice to ensure that ``these suspects never find their way back to society again''.

He said that although road blocks had been banned nationwide, that was the need for the people cooperate with the police when the need arose.


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