In a significant breakthrough, the Benue State Police Command today announced the arrest of two suspected kidnappers, identified as Kabir and Ahmed. The duo was apprehended in a coordinated operation following a series of intelligence reports.

According to the Benue State Police Commissioner, the arrest took place in the early hours of the morning in a hideout located in the outskirts of Makurdi. The operation was carried out by the Anti-Kidnapping Unit, who acted on credible information regarding the suspects’ whereabouts.

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Kabir and Ahmed are alleged to be involved in several high-profile kidnapping cases in the state, targeting prominent individuals and demanding substantial ransoms. The police had been trailing the suspects for weeks before closing in on them.

During the operation, several items were recovered, including firearms, ammunition, and communication devices believed to be used for coordinating their illicit activities. The police are currently interrogating the suspects to gather more information on their network and possible accomplices.

Residents of Benue State have expressed relief over the arrests, praising the police for their efforts in combating the menace of kidnapping that has plagued the region.

The suspects are expected to be charged to court following the conclusion of investigations.

The Benue State Police Command continues to urge the public to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activities to the authorities promptly.