After a sustained surveillance and raid
of the criminal hideouts and kidnappers den by the men of Operation
Absolute Sanity comprising the Special Tactical Squad (STS), Police
Mobile Force (PMF), Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) raided identified
kidnappers dens, camps, armed robbers and Car Snatchers in their camps,
Black spots and Criminal hideouts in the forests located in the FCT,
Niger and Kaduna States and successfully smashed four (4) vicious and
notorious gangs in the process arrested the following sixteen (16)
suspects in the act of kidnapping and collection of ransom, car
snatching and armed robbery
All the suspects arrested confessed to
the crime and admitted to the various roles they played in the
commission of these capital offences.
They will be arraigned in Court on
completion of investigation. Investigation is being intensified to
arrest other suspects at large.