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INECURITY: Kidnapping suspect arrested as police dismantle hideout in FCT



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The Federal Capital Territory Police Command has revealed that it dismantled kidnappers’ camps and arrested a suspect along Kwali-Kwaita axis of the territory.

Deputy Police Public Relations Officer in the FCT, ASP Mariam Yusuf, in a statement on Monday, said the camps were dismantled during Counter-Kidnapping Operations in the FCT, particularly those located along Kwali-Kwaita axis.

Yusuf said the operation, using overt/covert means, dismantled the camps and dislodged the kidnappers prompting them to seek refuge.

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“The fleeing kidnappers while scampering for safety entered the highway, shot at an oncoming vehicle and killed four persons along that axis.

“The swift intervention of police operatives led to the immediate arrest of one of the suspected kidnappers while efforts are on to apprehend his cohorts,” the statement said.

She said the command commiserates with the families of the deceased and pledged to provide maximum security in the territory to ensure hitch-free Yuletide.

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