FCT police raid kidnappers camps, arrest two ex-convicts, others

The Federal Capital Territory Police Command, in a joint operation with other security forces, raided kidnappers’ camps on the borders of Abuja on Friday.

The command’s spokesperson, SP Josephine Adeh, disclosed this in a statement posted on X.com on Sunday.

The statement read, “The operatives of the FCT Police command, in synergy with the special forces of Guards Grigade and DSS hunters, in a continued effort against criminality in FCT, on June 7, 2024, at about 10am, acting on credible intelligence, stormed some identified kidnappers camps at Gidan Dogo and Kweti Forest, Kaduna State, bordering FCT, trailed and arrested four suspects: Yahaya Abubakar, 25 ‘m’ of Mpape, Mohammed Mohamed 32 ‘m’ of Zuba( an ex-convict), Umar Aliyu 20 and Nura Abdullahi 32, also an ex-convict at Kubwa and Zuba hills, respectively.”

The statement added that the suspects confessed to being members of a notorious bandit syndicate with the name “Mai One Million.”

The “Mai One Million” gang was said to be responsible for a series of kidnappings and other heinous crimes in FCT and its environs.

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