The Nigeria Police Force Headquarters, on Thursday, paraded a 20-year-old man, Abubakar Amodu, who colluded with criminals to abduct his father for a N2 million ransom in Abuja
Police Force Public Relations Officer, CP Frank Mba paraded Amodu alongside 25 other suspects whence he confessed to the crime.
He said: “I became friends with the members of the gang, who told me that my father was rich, and he should be kidnapped for money.
“After we kidnapped my father, he paid N2m and I was given N200,000 as my share.”
Meanwhile, PUNCH reported that the police arrested one Mohammed Abdulrahman for parading himself as a Superintendent of Police and an operative of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC).
The Police Public Relations Officer for the Commissioner of Police, Yusuf Mariam, in a statement issued, said Abdulrahman harassed residents along Mabushi Express axis under the façade of being a police officer.
The PPRO said: “Acting on credible intelligence, on 17th January 2021 Police Operatives from Mabushi Division arrested one Mohammed Abdulrahman ‘m’ at Mabushi for impersonating as a Superintendent of Police and an operative of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission.
“The suspect is notorious for defrauding and attacking unsuspecting members of the public by parading himself as a member of the Nigeria Police Force.
“Preliminary investigation reveals that the suspect habitually harasses residents along Mabushi Express axis under the façade of being a police officer thereby smearing the dignified image of the Nigeria Police Force.
“The exhibits recovered from the suspect are two warrant cards, one handcuff, one tear spray, one black belt, one red face cap, one black belt, one cutlass and one Toyota Camry black colour: AGL 541 ET.
“While reassuring FCT residents of the Command’s unflinching commitment towards the protection of lives and property, the Commissioner of Police CP. Bala Ciroma wishes all residents a prosperous and peaceful year ahead.”
© Copyright 2020 ElombahNews.
DISCLAIMER : Opinion articles are solely the responsibility of the author and does not necessarily reflect the views of the publishers of ElombahNews!
Would you like to be receiving ALL ElombahNews links ‘On The Go’ on WhatsApp Or Telegram? If yes, join us here on WhatsApp or Telegram, or provide us your Telephone number via firstname.lastname@example.org or sms/inbox +2349050382526 and you are good to go!
DOWNLOAD ElombahNews mobile app here
Send eyewitness accounts/ reports/ articles to email@example.com; follow us on twitter @ElombahNews; like our Facebook page ElombahNews