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Police nab notorious kidnapper, killer in Abuja

By Dan-Maryam Zayamu

Operatives of the Nigeria Police Force attached to the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Command, have arrested one Bello Saleh, for culpable homicide and kidnapping.

Saleh, who lives in Dobi area of Abuja, has been on police wanted list for a while.

A statement signed by spokesman of the FCT Command, Anjuguri Manzah, disclosed that, “the suspect who is a notorious kidnapper was arrested at his hideout in Paiko Kore village of Gwagwalada Area Council, after a painstaking manhunt by police operatives.

“On April 15, 2020, the suspect, Bello Saleh, in the company of his gang members now at large, shot and killed one Ejike Idoko of Dobi village.

“The deceased was killed by the gang after he prevented the assailants from kidnapping his pregnant wife.

“Efforts are being intensified to arrest other members of the gang and recover firearms used by the gang for their criminal activities.”

Meanwhile, the Command has reaffirmed its commitment to the protection of lives and property of residents of the FCT.

Written by ExpressDay

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