Operation safe haven in Jos the Plateau state capital has paraded seventeen notorious kidnappers who were apprehended in Jengre bassa local government area of Plateau state who have been terrorising residents of the area, however luck ran out on them when they attempted to kidnapp one Gambo Yawuro from his residence.
The kidnappers comprising eleven from Kaduna State, four from Bauchi one from Kano and Plateau claimed they were on a revenge mission. Items recovered include 7 motorcycles, a fabricated rifle, 2 live cartridges, 13 cutlasses, amongst others.
Four members of a syndicate were also paraded for terrorizing residents of Lamingo, luck also ran out on them when their victim raised an alarm which led to their arrest.
Items found on them include two mobile phones and some quantity of substances suspected to be cannabis sativa. One Wisdom Dunyel was equally apprehended for being in possession of a Harrisburg pistol, loaded with seven rounds of ammunition.
The Commander Operation Safe Haven Major General Dominic Onyemulu while parading the suspects, said the joint taskforce remains committed to reducing all forms of criminal activities in the state and beyond. He called for more collaboration from members of the public
The commander assured that arrangements have been concluded to charge the suspects to court