The Edo State Police Command said it has arrested four suspected kidnappers in Kano State after allegedly collecting ransom from their victims in Edo.

The Public Relations Officer of the command, SP Chidi Nwabuzor, who disclosed this to newsmen, said the suspects were arrested by the Anti- kidnapping and Cyber Crime Unit of the command.

Nwabuzor gave the names of the four suspects as Aminu Sadio (24), Umar Aminu (22), Adamu Abubakar (30) and Adamu Tahir (30).

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He said the police received a report of the kidnap of four persons at Fugar in Etsako Central Local Government Area of Edo State on January 23 and the alleged collection of ransom by the kidnappers through Union Bank and Moniepoint, respectively.

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The command’s image maker said the police, using intelligence-based investigation, arrested Aminu Sadio and Umar Aminu, owners of the two accounts that received the ransom.

He added that the arrest of the duo led to the arrest of other two accomplices, namely, Adamu Abubakar and Adamu Tahir.

He said an investigation has commenced and that the suspects will soon be charged in court.

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