Benue State Police Command has arrested Two members of a kidnapped gang in Màkurdi the State Capital following a tip- off to police from members of the Public.
The State Public Relations Officer (PPRO) DSP Catherine Anene who made this known in a Statement made available to newsmen in Màkurdi said the command got information about the regrouping of a kidnapped gang in Màkurdi and deployed a team of Police officers to trail and arrest the suspects
“Following information about the regrouping of a kidnap gang in Makurdi, a team of Police officers were deployed to trail and arrest the suspects”
“On 22/05/2021 at about 1200hrs, these suspects had assembled at Ankpa Quarters, Makurdi and perfected plans to carry out their nefarious act when the operatives invaded their hideout and arrested the kingpin, one Paul Terwase Agbem also known as Top of Gwarimpa, Abuja and one Mson Yaasa of Adikpo, Kwande Local Government Area”
According to the PPRO,, “During interrogation, the suspects confessed to have completed plans on the same day to kidnap a staff of Joseph Sawuan Tarka University of Agriculture, Makurdi who allegedly refused to pay him money for the contract he executed in the school”
The PPRO informed that efforts are in progress to arrest the fleeing suspects.