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Kidnapper arrested during ransom collection



Operatives of the Adamawa State Police Command have arrested a suspected kidnapper identified as Roland Raymond.

The command disclosed this known via its X handle.

According to the information by the command, Raymond, a resident of Detti village, Ganye Local Government Area, was nabbed while attempting to collect ransom.

The Adamawa police also said that the 32-year-old suspect was apprehended with the collaborative efforts of hunters.


The statement read, “The Adamawa State Police Command has arrested one Roland Raymond, 32 years, a resident of Detti village, Ganye LGA, for the offence of criminal intimidation associated with kidnapping.

“The suspect was arrested following a report by Alhaji Yahaya Congo and Abraham Paul, who stated that the suspect called them via phone and demanded the sum of N600,000 risk being kidnapped.

“Upon receipt of the complaints, the police in Ganye Division, in collaboration with hunters, swiftly mobilised and arrested the suspect at the point of collecting the demanded money.

“The suspect will be charged to court after investigation.”

This is the second time in the space of two months, that security agents would arrest kidnappers at the point of collecting ransom.


In February, troops from 93 Battalion under 6 Brigade of the Nigerian Army nabbed a suspected notorious female Kidnapper, Janet Igohia in Taraba state in the same manner.

The troops said Igohia was arrested while trying to pick up a ransom paid by relatives of an abducted victim in Taraba.

Source link: Daily Trust/

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