One of the most wanted kidnapper in Nigeria was on Saturday arrested in Lagos by the Inspector-General’s Intelligence Response Team which was led by ACP Abba Kyari at his Magodo residence.
ACP Kyari confirmed the arrest after he told the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, that the suspect was arrested at his home in Magodo, Lagos State.
“IRT headquarters in Abuja is celebrating the arrest of the most wanted brilliant and notorious high- profile kidnapper in Nigeria,” Kyari said.
The suspect was reported to have collected billions of Naira as ransom before he was arrested at around 1pm.
“He has collected several billions of Naira as ransom in the last seven years as the kingpin of kidnappers.
“He was arrested at about 1 . 00p. m on Saturday in his residence in Magodo Estate, Lagos,” Kyari concluded.
He commended the Force Headquarters for mobilising the resources to go all out against the suspect which he called “richest and most notorious kidnapper” in the history of Nigeria.
Kyari said, on the order of the Inspector-General, the suspect would be paraded before newsmen on Sunday in Lagos.