Four suspects have been arrested by the Police in Abuja for their involvement in the abduction of some bus passengers along Piri/Kwali in the federal capital territory on Sunday.
Reports say the victims, whose number could not be ascertained, were kidnapped after the Toyota Previa bus they were travelling in was forced to a stop by the kidnappers, who shot at the vehicle.
According to a statement issued on Monday by the Spokesman of the FCT Police Command, DSP Anjuguri Manzah, four of the kidnap suspects had been arrested.
Manzah gave the names of the suspects to include Shuaibu Sule, 27, Mohammadu Usman, 25, Umar Usman, 19 and Usman Ibrahim, 20 years, all of Kamadi village, kwali, Abuja.
Exhibits recovered from the suspects included one Dane gun, two cutlasses, one iron bar, and one AK47 ammunition shell
The statement read, “Police operatives from the FCT Command while responding to a distress call on Sunday, at about 5:30 pm in Piri, Kwali expressway, arrested four suspected kidnappers, whose syndicate, now at large, fired several shots at a Toyota Previa bus and kidnapped some of its passengers after the bus was forced to a stop.
“While some of the passengers were rescued by the joint effort of the police and some youths of the nearby community, others are still with the kidnappers.”