Nineteen notorious kidnappers terrorizing Abuja-Kaduna-Kano express way have been arrested.

The criminals selling AK47 rifles and military uniforms to the kidnappers, led by 79-year-old Abdulrasheed Riba AKA Baba Wakili were also arrested.

Baba Wakili has supplied five AK47 rifles to the kidnappers and collects a percentage from each ransom they collect from their kidnappings for years.

They were all arrested by the IGP’s Intelligence Response Team (IRT) and they confessed to many kidnappings and robberies along Abuja-Kaduna-Kano expressways.

The suspects were paraded before the media by the Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO) CSP Jimoh Moshood on Tuesday in Jere town Kaduna state.

Eight AK47 rifles and several locally made guns, ammunition and military uniforms were recovered from the kidnappers. 

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