- The police have arrested a notorious suspected kidnapper, Mohammed Sani
- Sani allegedly confessed to killing more than 50 of his victims for failing to pay ransom
- According to the police, the suspected kidnapper has been on the wanted list for a while before his eventual arrest
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Operatives of the Nigeria police have arrested a 30-year-old suspected kidnapper, Mohammed Sani, who reportedly confessed to killing more than 50 of his victims because they could not afford to pay ransom.
The Nation reported that Sani made the confession when he was paraded by the police alongside 46 other criminals at the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) Headquarters in Abuja.
Sani who operated using fake military uniform said he carried out his operations mainly within Kaduna, Katsina, Niger and Zamfara states.
The suspect further said he worked for one Yellow Jambros, who gave him guns and military uniforms for operations.
Sani said he was a sector commander in their kidnapping ring and had over 120 men under his command.
He added that he has lost count of how many kidnap operations he carried out.
Police spokesman, DCP Frank Mba, said the suspect was nabbed by men of the Special Tactical Squad (STS), adding that he has been on their wanted list for a while.
In another report, 35 suspects involved in kidnapping, armed robbery and other heinous crimes across the country were recently arrested by the police.
A statement by the Nigeria police indicates that the arrests were made by the operatives attached to the Intelligence Response Team (IRT).
Some of the notable suspects include a criminally minded pastor, Adetokumbo Adenopo, a 52-year-old man and founder and general overseer of New Life Ministry, Lukosi, in Shagamu Area of Ogun State.
Similarly, Legit.ng earlier reported that no fewer than two officials of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) were killed during a highway attack in Nasarawa State.
Two were confirmed dead while 10 others were kidnapped after gunmen attacked two buses conveying 26 officials in Nasarawa state.
The convoy which was headed for the FRSC Academy in Udi was said to have come under attack around 8 am at Udege junction, along Mararaban-Udege between Adoka, Nasarawa State.
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