The Nigeria Police Officers attached to Operation Puff Adder, acting on intelligence report, have arrested three notorious criminals involved in the kidnap of Channels Television’s staff, Mr. Friday Okeregbe.
The suspects identified as Hanniel Patrick ‘m’ 29years from Akwa Ibom State, Abdulwahab Isah ‘m’ 28years and Salisu Mohammed ‘M’ 32years both from Kogi State were behind the abduction of Okeregbe on March 22nd in Lugbe, Abuja.
Investigations by the police revealed that Mr. Okeregbe was not originally the intended target of the vicious criminals. However, on that fateful day, 22nd March at 07:45 PM, he was kidnapped when the kidnappers saw him parking his car at a location in Lugbe, Abuja. The investigation further reveals that the victim was taken to the kidnappers’ den somewhere in Karimo, Abuja and kept incommunicado afterwards.
Items recovered from the kidnappers include a locally made revolver gun, three (3) live AK47 ammunition, a battle axe, phones and masks with which they blindfold their victims. An effort is being intensified to arrest other members of the gang still at large.