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Troops grill Kaduna kidnap suspects

07 October 2016, 07:25

Abuja - Troops of the 1 Division Nigerian Army stationed in Anchau, Kubau Local Government Area of Kaduna State have arrested two suspected kidnappers allegedly in the process of collecting ransom from a victim's family.

Also read: Army thwarts suicide bombers in Gwoza

According to Acting Director Army Public Relations, Col. Sani Kukasheka Usman, the arrest followed a tip off by well meaning Nigerians that the kidnappers had arrived Dutsen Wai for ransom collection from their hapless victim's family.

Usman said the suspects were currently being investigated.

Kidnappings are rife in Kaduna. In June, Sierra Leone's former army chief, Major-General Nelson Williams, was abducted and later released.

- CAJ News


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