Army nab kidnap syndicate member in Ondo
By Tola Gbadamosi
A middle-aged man identified as Victor John suspected to be a member of a kidnap syndicate using military camouflages to terrorise the people of Ondo state and demand ransom has been apprehended by the men of the Nigeria Army of the 32 Artillery Brigade, Owena barrack, Akure, Ondo State.
A military source confirmed John’s arrest to The Hope Metro in a telephone chat.
He said that the suspect was apprehended at Ore in Odigbo Local Government area of the state during a stop and search operation.
“Our men from the Anti-Kidnapping Sqaud of the military has recorded another feat after apprehending one suspect of a kidnapping group.
“They arrested the suspect inside a vehicle during our stop and search operation which was carried out by our gallant officers along the road in Ore town.
“After his arrest, he confessed to being a member of a kidnap syndicate that had been terrorising the people of Ondo state,” he said.
According to the source, items found in the possession of the suspect included a fake military identity card and one locally made gun.