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Notorious kidnapper nabbed while collecting ransom |photo

Security operatives of the Operations Safe Haven (OPSH) have captured a suspected kidnap kingpin, Adamu Uwar, who kidnapped a woman in Plateau state.

The Commander of the OPSH, Major General Chukwuemeka Okonkwo, who displayed the suspects alongside others on Friday, said Uwar had lured one Zuwaria Mohammed, to Guratop in Rayfield area of Jos North under the assumption that he had some goods to sell to her.

When she arrived, he held her bound, contacted her husband, Rabiu Mohammed and asked a ransom of 2 million naira from for her release.

The victim’s husband described the matter to OPSH and was advised to agree to pay the ransom.

“The husband reported to the OPSH and was advised to agree to pay the ransom and a collection point was agreed. Own troops stormed the location, arrested the abductor and rescued the victim.” he explained.

The OPSH added that the kidnapper had been arrested on two occasions in the past and is on the wanted list of the Police Anti Kidnapping Squad

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