The Police have nabbed two different gangs of suspected kidnappers and armed robbery who specializes in kidnapping travelers along the Abuja-Kaduna highway.
The suspects, 14 in numbers were arrested in their hideouts and camps by personnel of the Intelligence Response Team and Anti-Kidnapping Unit of the Force and were paraded by the Police on Thursday.
The arrest and parade is part of Operation Absolute Sanity that is intended to make the Abuja-Kaduna highway safe for road users.
TheNation newspaper reports that since the Operation Absolute Sanity commenced a few months ago, over 80 kidnappers and other criminals have been arrested.
Suspects paraded at Jere Police Station in Kaduna State are; Umar Mohammed Babuga 27, Umaru Kiri 26, Abdullahi Tambaya 25, Abdulkarim Musa 27, Isah Musa 30 and Sani Musa 27.
The other gang members are; Nura Usman 37, Bashiru Yusuf 25, Abdulrahman Abdul 20, Abdullahi Bali 40 yrs, Abdulrahman Hassan Nagoma, Usman Babuga 25 and Yeti Muhammad 32.
Items recovered from them include two AK47 rifles, 16 locally made guns, locally made Ak47 with ammunitions, cutlasses, sticks and charms of different sizes and colours.
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