Four suspected notorious kidnappers terrorizing Fota village in Lapai local government area in Niger state have been arrested by the Police. The kidnappers, Mohammed Abubakar, Mamuda Mohammed, Mohammed Mohammed, and Amadu Garba confessed that the ransom they get from their victims make them live lavishing lives.
The group met their waterloo when one of their kidnapped victims, Sani Dakuma escaped from their den.
It was learnt that the suspects had earlier kidnapped the father of Sani and collected the sum of N1.5 million as ransom before his release.
Speaking to newsmen when paraded in Minna, One of the suspects, Mamuda Mohammed said that kidnapping was their sole fast growing business in the area and they use the ransom money to marry more wives and lavish money on their girlfriends.
“We have been making a lot of money from our victims whenever we kidnapped them, the ransom was quite rewarding to an extent that we can compare ourselves with Directors in the state ministries.
“We swim in cash, marry more wives and lavish money on our girl friends. Honestly we never knew that our cups will come to brim until we found ourselves in the police net,” Mohammed confessed.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Muhammad Abubakar said the suspects were trailed and apprehended based on tip-off by officers attached to Lapai Divisional Office.
He said the suspects had admitted to committing the offence and the matter has been charged to Court.
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