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Nigerian Navy apprehend kidnappers in Chikun LGA, Kaduna

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The Nigerian Navy have arrested three kidnappers in Kujama, Chikun local government area of Kaduna state on Friday.

Suspects arrested by the troops are, Kabiru Yusuf, Salihu Ibrahim and Nasiru Haruna.

According to the statement by Samuel Aruwan, Commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Kaduna State, the bandits, in a black Toyota Corolla, drove up to the shop of a POS agent in the area and attempted to kidnap the operator and a customer who was there for a transaction.

“Alarm was raised and the Nigerian Navy troops from the Kujama checkpoint arrived at the scene to apprehend the suspects before they could escape with their captives.

“The apprehended bandits, identified as Kabiru Yusuf, Salihu Ibrahim and Naziru Haruna, have been handed over to the police for further investigation and prosecution.

“The rescued victims, Franklin Silas (the POS operator) and Blessing Fada, both residents of Kujama, are both safe and assisting security agencies with the investigations.

“Governor Nasir El-Rufai commended the troops for their swift response leading to the arrest of the suspects, and urged the police to ensure a diligent investigation to closure,” he said in his statement.

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