Police arrest three herdsmen responsible for high profile kidnapping in Enugu
Enugu State Police Command have arrested three herdsmen for allegedly involving in high profile kidnapping in Enugu state.
The suspects identified as Adamu Mohammed, Musa Ibrahim, and Dauda Alhaji were arrested at their various hideouts in Ebonyi state on the 18th and 22nd of January.
Adamu Mohammed is a 25-year-old man who hails from Taraba, Musa Ibrahim is a 28-year-old man who hails from Katsina state and Dauda Alhaji is a 31-year-old man who hails from Nasarawa state.
According to report, the suspects who were paraded at the Enugu State Police headquarters were accused of being responsible for the kidnap of Rev. Fr. Cyprian Ugwuanyi, the parish priest of St. Paul Catholic Church, Ogbosu Umulokpa in Uzo-Uwani LGA of Enugu State on January 10 along Ezeagu/Uzo-Uwani road in Olo Village at about 5:30PM.
They were also accused of the kidnap of PDP women leader in Igbo-Etiti LGA, her son and her driver along Enugu/Ugwogo/Opi/Nsukka road on December 21, 2019 at about 7:30PM, the kidnap of Mr. Ejike Ugwuanyi on January 14, 2020 at Obollo Afor and one John Okoli, his mother and two sisters at the boundary between Umumba in Ezeagu LGA of Enugu State and Ebenebe village in Anambra State.
One AK47 riffles, eleven rounds of live ammunitions and three locally made long guns with eighteen live cartridges were recovered from the suspects.
The Commissioner of Police in Enugu State, Ahmed Abdurrahman told newsmen while parading the suspects that the police pursued the suspects vigorously to one of their hideouts.
“The command pursued the suspects vigorously to one of their hideouts and recovered a GSM belonging to one of them. We trailed them and arrested them at their various hideouts in Ebonyi state.
“They will be charged to court immediately investigations are concluded by the command.”