Wike Places N20m Bounty on Two Wanted Abuja Kidnappers

Minister Nyesom Wike offers N20m bounty for capture of 2 remaining kidnappers from a gang of 9 terrorizing Abuja. 7 gang members arrested, suspects confessed to kidnappings and murder.Police recover weapons, ransom money, and communication equipment.Crackdown on “one-chance” robberies with 8 suspects apprehended.

Minister Wike

Minister Wike, highlighting the severity of the crimes, declared a N20m bounty for the capture of Dahiru Adamu and Abu Ibrahim, the last members of a notorious kidnapping gang.

Police apprehended 7 members of the gang responsible for abducting 14 individuals in the capital. Some victims included residents of housing estates, a district head, and staff members. Authorities seized N9 million in ransom money, 6 AK-47 rifles, bulletproof vests, and communication equipment during the bust.Additionally, police nabbed 8 “one-chance” robbers who preyed on residents using toy guns and knives.

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Kidnapping and banditry pose a significant threat in Nigeria, with Abuja experiencing its share of incidents.This operation represents a major step towards dismantling criminal networks operating in the capital.

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