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Army busts Abia kidnapping syndicate

12 April 2016, 18:45

Abia - Troops in Abia State have arrested an alleged kidnapping syndicate and rescued a victim.

Members of the 14 Brigade Garrison based in Ohafia have made the breakthrough in Nkporo community of Ohafia Local Government Area.

Acting Director Army Public Relations, Col. Sani Kukasheka Usman, confirmed the arrests.

Usman said the troops were able to rescue a victim earlier shot and abducted by the kidnappers.

Also read: Police bust child trafficking syndicate in Abia

The victim was kidnapped last week.

The Army spokesman said among those arrested was alleged mastermind, Chidiebere Sunday.

Usman said the troops recovered an assortment of weapons, a vehicle, mobile phones, bank cards and drugs from the alleged kidnappers.

- CAJ News

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