The Nigeria Police Officers attached to Operation Puff Adder, acting on intelligence report, have arrested three notorious criminals persons 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 revealed that Mr. Okeregbe was not originally the intended target. However, on 22nd March at 07:45PM, he was kidnapped at a location in Lugbe, Abuja. Investigation further reveals that the victim was taken to the kidnappers’ then somewhere in Karimo, Abuja and kept incommunicado afterwards.
Items recovered from the kidnappers include a locally made revolver gun, three (3) live AK47 ammunitions, a battle axe, phones and masks with which they blindfold their victims. Effort is being made to reveal other members.