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Police raid Kogi mosque, arrest kidnappers

23 June 2016, 07:29

Abuja - Approximately 33 kidnappers are said to have been arrested during the police raid of a mosque in Kogi State, Naij reports.

The kidnappers, who were nabbed while holding a meeting to establish plans for their next attack, were allegedly exposed by a member of the group who had been planted by police operatives.

The sting operation, which took place during a prayer service at the mosque, were identified and handcuffed on site before being taken into the custody of police officers.

Also read: 3 held after attempt to abduct stray siblings in Lagos

Commodore Jerry Omodara, special adviser on security to the Kogi State Governor, confirmed the arrests while stating that the services of a Police crack detective team deployed from Abuja was yielding good results in the state, This Day reports.

Omodara has since ensured Kogi citizens of their safety and protection.

Read more at Naij

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