Personnel of the Nigerian Navy have arrested three suspected kidnappers in Chikun local Government Area of the state on Friday, disclosed the Kaduna State Government.
Mr. Samuel Aruwan,who is the Commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Kaduna State, revealed on Saturday that the bandits, in a black Toyota Corolla, tried to rob a POS agent in the area and endeavored to abduct the operator and a customer who was there for a transaction.
“Alarm was raised and the Nigerian Navy troops from the Kujama checkpoint arrived at the scene to apprehend the suspects before they could escape with their captives.” He stated.
The robbers identified as Kabiru Yusuf, Salihu Ibrahim and Naziru Haruna, have been handed over to the police for further investigation and litigation,according to the commissioner.
However,Governor Nasir El-Rufai has lauded the troops for their rapid reaction resulting to the detention of the suspects, and implored the police to secure an energetic investigation into the matter.