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Police arrest arms, logistics suppliers to Abuja kidnappers

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Ibrahim Ramalan
Ibrahim Ramalan is a graduate of Mass Communications from the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria. With nearly a decade-long, active journalism practice, Mr Ramalan has been able to rise from a cub reporter to the exalted position of an editor; first as Arts Editor with the Blueprint Newspapers before resigning in 2019; second and presently as an Associate Editor of the Daily Nigerian online newspaper. He can be reached via [email protected], or www.facebook.com/ibrahim.ramalana, or @McRamalan on Twitter.
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Men of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Police Command have arrested a gang of criminals who supply firearms and other logistics to kidnappers terrorizing the nation’s capital.

The suspects regularly collected and then supplied arms and ammunition to kidnappers operating around Bwari and Tungan Maje axis.

In a related development, a 35-year-old man who staged his abduction has been arrested in his hideout.

Investigations revealed the suspect connived with his wife in planning the fake kidnapping incident to compel his company to pay a ransom to sustain his family.

A top police officer involved in the operations told PRNigeria that all the suspects would be paraded by the FCT commissioner of Police, Bala Ciroma, after the completion of investigations.

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