The Kaduna State Police Command have arrested three kingpins involved in the kidnap of over 100 students of Bethel Baptist school, Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
The suspects, who were all dressed in military camouflage, were paraded by the Force Public Relations Officers, Frank Mba, at the headquarters of defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), in Abuja.
Adamu Bello, Isiaku Lawal and Muazu Abubakar and twenty-five other kidnappers were involved in the operation. The suspects confessed to have carried out the operation in a desperate bid to get money.
According to Abubakar, a 27-year-old suspect, said, “Twenty-five of us carried out the operation. We kidnapped 136 students and I got N100,000 share from the money.”
Recall that in the early hours of Monday, 5th July, 2021, bandits stormed the school in Damishi, Kaduna, and abducted over 100 students.
Some students of the school regained their freedom while others ran away and another set were freed on health grounds.