The Police in Benue State have foiled a plot to abduct the Bursar of Joseph Sawuan Tarka University of Agriculture in Makurdi.
Spokesperson of the command, DSP Catherine Anene, said the police prevented the kidnap after receiving information about the regrouping of the kidnap gang in Makurdi.
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She said a team of police officers trailed the suspects.
She around 12:00 noon on Saturday, the suspects assembled at Ankpa Quarters, Makurdi, and perfected plans to carry out the nefarious act.
“But, luck had ran out on them when the Men of Operation Zenda led by its commander, CSP Justine Gberindyer, invaded their hideout and arrested the kingpin, one Paul Terwase Agbem also known as ‘Top of Gwarimpa, Abuja’ and one Mson Yaasa of Adikpo in Kwande local government area of the state.”
Anene said during interrogation, the suspects confessed to have completed plans on the same day to kidnap the official of Joseph Sawuan Tarka University of Agriculture, Makurdi, who allegedly refused to pay him money for the contract he executed in the school.
The police spokesperson added that efforts are in progress to arrest the suspects who fled.