Taraba Kidnapper Captured: Troops Nab Woman Collecting Ransom | Full Details

Taraba Kidnapper Captured: Troops Nab Woman Collecting Ransom | Full Details.

Troops from 93 Battalion under 6 Brigade of the Nigerian Army have arrested a suspected notorious female kidnapper, Janet Igohia, while trying to pick up a ransom paid by relatives of an abducted victim in Taraba State.

They also apprehended a notorious gunrunner dealing in arms and ammunition and supplying them to criminals within the State and other parts of the country.

The female suspect, it was learnt, was married to a notorious criminal, who is a second-in-command to late Hana Terwase.

Spokesperson of the 6 Bridage, Lieutenant Oni Olubodunde, said the troops, working on credible intelligence on the activities of the arms dealer, arrested the suspect, Joshua Dutse Idah, 45.

He further explained that the troops had trailed the suspect, leading to his arrest in Ibbi town of Ibbi Local Government Area of the state while he was driving to Kaduna State in a blue Volkswagen Sharon vehicle with registration number Rivers SKN-390AA.

Lt. Olubodunde explained that on interrogation, Dutse confessed he was going to Katsina State to bring AK-47 rifles for which he received part payment of N300,000.

“After a thorough search on the vehicle, troops recovered 1 PK machine gun, 399 rounds of 7.62 mm special ammunition and 3 AK-47 rifle magazines,” he said.



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