The Federal Capital Terrritory, FCT, Police Command has arrested a kidnapper, Muhammad Abel, in Sauka, along Airport Road, Abuja.

The police also freed an abductee from his abductors in a rescue operation on Sunday.

A statement issued by the Command’s spokesperson, Josephine Adeh, said the victim, who sustained injuries, is currently receiving medical treatment in a hospital.

The statement also revealed that one rifle and 10 rounds of live ammunition were retrieved from the assailant.

It said, “In a continued effort to rid FCT of Criminality, Police Operatives attached to Iddo Divisional Headquarters on Sunday 21st January, 2024, at about 1130hrs rescued another kidnap victim, one Suleiman Sabo ‘m’, from Kidnappers in Sauka, along Airport Road, Abuja.

“In the rescue operation, one Muhammad Abel ‘m’ aged 32 from Kogi State was equally apprehended and one (1) rifle with ten (10) rounds of life ammunition were recovered from him.”

Meanwhile, the FCT Police Commissioner, CP Haruna G. Garba, reiterated the Command’s commitment to rid the territory of criminality in all its manifestations, and maintenance of peace for all and sundry.

He equally urged residents to promptly report suspicious activities through the following emergency lines – 08032003913, 08061581938, 07057337653, and 08028940883; PCB: 09022222352.

Police nab kidnapper, rescue victim in Abuja

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