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Kidnappers kill DSS operative in Katsina after collecting N5m ransom

Suspected kidnappers killed a 33-year-old operative of the Department of State Services, Sadiq Bindawa, in Katsina State after collecting N5 million ransom from his friends and relatives. It was gathered that late Bindawa was abducted on Saturday, September 12, few hours after he arrived Katsina from Abuja where he worked. According to an eyewitness, the kidnappers were […]

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Teen kidnappers abduct neighbour’s 6-year-old son in Bauchi

An 18-year-old student of AD Rufai College of Education and Legal Studies, Muhammad Isa has been arrested by the Bauchi state police command for kidnapping his neighbour’s son. The suspect who was paraded alongside others arrested for armed robbery, rape, dealing in hard drugs, printing of fake Nigerian currency at the police headquarters on Thursday […]

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Suspected killers of village head, kidnappers of CAN chairman and others arrested in Nasarawa

27 suspected kidnappers and robbers have been arrested by the Nasarawa State Police command. Among the suspects arrested in different locations in the state are suspected killers of the village head of Odu community in Nasarawa Local Government Area, Amos Obere. The suspects who were arrested at a drinking joint in Nasarawa town where they […]

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Kidnappers raped me repeatedly and forced my brother to have sex with me – 20-year-old kidnap victim narrates ordeal

A 20-year-old woman, Chioma Dioke, has narrated how kidnappers forced her elder brother to have sexual intercourse with her while they were in captivity. Speaking on Tuesday, July 28, Chioma said the kidnappers held them inside a bush called Sambisa forest located in Ezzagu in Ishielu Local Government Area of Ebonyi State. Chioma, her brother […]

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Three kidnappers killed and two of their informants arrested in Kogi (photos)

Three alleged kidnappers were gunned down in a battle and two of their informants arrested early Saturday morning along Lokoja-Okene highway by a team of hunters and neighborhood watch from Okehi and Adavi LGAs of the state. According to reports, the alleged kidnappers who were planning to stage an attack on road users on the […]

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Senate passes bill prescribing life imprisonment for kidnappers; removes gender restrictions on the offence of rape

The senate on Tuesday July 14, passed a bill prescribing life imprisonment for persons found guilty of kidnapping.   The upper legislative chamber also deleted the statute of limitation on defilement and also removed gender restrictions on offences of rape. The bill tagged “the Criminal Code Act (Amendment) Bill, 2020” sponsored by Senator Oluremi Tinubu (APC, Lagos […]