Police smashes armed robbery and kidnap gang that abducted prominent Chief and Indian expatriate; nabs 4 kingpins

Posted by News Express | 31 August 2016 | 2,864 times

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The Intelligent Response Team (IRT) deployed to Benue State by Acting Inspector General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim K. Idris to tackle and resolve cases of kidnapping has recorded a breakthrough, Force Spokesman, DCP Don Awunah, said on Tuesday. He said in a statement issued in Abuja that the IRT swung into action, trailed and arrested the following suspects:

i. Terna Lorlu a.k.a Rocker ‘M’ 28 years – Gang leader

ii. Ternenger Terwase a.k.a Bishop ‘M’ 29 years

iii. Terungwa Abasuwa a.k.a Bobby ‘M’ 27 years

iv. Oryina Bosua a.k.a Man’U ‘M’ 34 years.

According to DCP Awunah, “During interrogation, they confessed to be behind several kidnappings and armed robbery attacks on innocent people in Benue State including the kidnap of an Indian expatriate, the kidnap of one Mr. Charles, a businessman at Adikpo, Kwande LGA and the kidnap of a prominent Chief, Tsegba in Gboko and the collection of a ransom of N5 million paid to them before his release.

“They also confessed to the kidnappings of several lecturers and businessmen in College of Education Katsina Ala and other neighbouring towns. However, investigation is being intensified to arrest other members of the gang who are still at large. All suspects will be arraigned in court on completion of the investigation.”

The police authorities advised the general public to be vigilant and continue to partner with the Nigeria Police Force to ensure a crime free society.

•Photo shows the suspected kidnappers and armed robbers: Terna Lorlu a.k.a Rocker, Ternenger Terwase a.k.a Bishop, Terungwa Abasuwa a.k.a Bobby and Oryina Bosua a.k.a Man’U.

 


Source: News Express

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