Edo: Soldiers Raid Ogbemudia Farm Arrest Scores Of Suspected Kidnappers

LAGOS NOVEMBER 23RD (NEWSRANGERS)-The Edo State Joint Security Task Force has arrested suspected kidnappers following a raid at two communities in Edo state,namely Upper Sakponba and riverine Community.

It was gathered that all the suspected kidnappers were males.

They were arrested around Ogbemudia oil palm plantation barely 24 hours after the military commenced a seven-day operation to fish out criminals in the state following upsurge in kidnapping, cult related violence and killing

Gen. Omozoje said while speaking on the arrest, “the taskforce were on clearance operation at suspected kidnappers hideouts at Ogbemudia oil palm plantation and the river behind it when the suspects were arrested”.

Gen. Omozoje said they intend to disrupt all kidnapping activities in the state,along the axis and secure the Benin-Auchi Expressway.

He also noted that several escaped prisoners and criminal gang leaders have been arrested, as the taskforce is focused on ensuring a reduction in crime in Benin state.

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