By Abiodun OBA
Operatives of the Anti-kidnapping and Cyber Crime Unit of Edo State Police Command have arrested in Kano, four suspected kidnappers who escaped from Edo after collecting ransom from their victim.
The suspects are Aminu Sadio (24), Umar Aminu (22), Adamu Abubakar (30), and Adamu Tahir (30).
They were alleged to have kidnapper their victims in Fugar, Etsako West local government of Edo State.
They were however traced to Kano state and were eventually arrested.
Edo Police Command spokesperson, SP Chidi Nwabuzor, who confirmed the arrest, said the police received a report of the kidnap of four persons at Fugar, Edo State on January 23 and the alleged collection of ransom by the kidnappers through Union Bank and Moniepoint respectively.
Nwanbuzor said intelligence-based investigation led to arrest Aminu Sadio and Umar Aminu, owner of the two accounts that received the ransom money.
He added that the police also arrested one Adamu Abubakar and Adamu Tahir, who are accomplices in the kidnapping case.