Operation PUFF ADDER Again Make Bumper Harvest, Nabs Over 62 Suspected kidnappers Tormenting Nasarawa West
Is no longer at ease for kidnappers tormenting the people of Toto,a border town of Kogi State as the merchant of evil deploy new pattern of abducting their victims with the help of women accomplices.
Those paraded by Nasarawa state Police Command today out of which about 35 were those arrested in kenyehu, Toto.
The women accomplices were said to be those supply useful information,food to the kidnappers at their hideout in the tick forest.
With the help of those women ,the kidnappers abduct their victims even at their farm or their places of work,it would be recalled that the abductors nab killed a health worker,Mohammed Shuaibu, after he refused to follow them while his wife was abducted.
Toto Local Government shares boundaries with Kuje Area Council of the Federal capital,Abuja and Bassa Local Government of Kogi state.
The spokesman of Nasarawa State Police Command, ASP Samaila, in a chat with our reporter confirmed the arrest.
The Nasarawa State Police command ,it be recalled launched operation Puff Adder last week with the sole aim of combating security challenges in the state.
The Police also paraded 14 suspected kidnappers terrorising people within the Mararaba-Udege axis in Nasarawa and Toto Local Government Areas of the state last week bringing the number of kidnappers arrested in two weeks to over 62.
He further explained that kidnappers in that part of the state hide on the mountain tops and caves and only to come out from such hideouts and carry out their criminal activities.
On the newly launched operation Puff Adder, CP Longe, said it was on directive of the IGP, Mohammed Adamu, to reclaim the state from heinous criminals who were bent on threatening the nation’s internal security.
“The operation will cover all inch of the state, as the battle will be taken to the planning cum operational theatre of the criminal elements, including the mountain tops and its crevices, no matter how remote until the last vestiges of criminality is annihilated.”
“I want to equally sound a serious note of warning to the criminal elements, hoodlums/cultists and their ilk in whatever form or group to desist from their nefarious activities as their criminal enterprise would not be allowed to flourish in any part of the state,”