This is just as 21 others were arrested from their hideouts across the state for their involvement in kidnapping, armed robberies, cultism and other crime related activities.
It was gathered that the two suspects finished their exam on the 7th of December and they are still writing their project before they were apprehended by the police.
One of the suspects, Jacob Ufedo while regretting his action said this was the first time he ventured into armed robbery.
Parading the other suspects on Wednesday in Lokoja, the Kogi State Police Command Public Relations Officer, ASP William Aya said that in compliance with the directives of the Inspector General of police Ibrahim Idris, the command had adopted proactive strategy to stamp out activities of hoodlums from the state.
Aya added that the suspects carted away valuable properties of the police.
The Police spokeperson said that the hoodlums claimed that they were protesting the death of two of their members who were drowned in the River Niger, while trying to evade arrest from the officers of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) who stormed their bunk in search of illicit drug.
According to him, “Five Fulani men who specializes in kidnapping and armed robbery activities around Osara area of the state were also arrested by men of the command. While combing the bush within the area, the men of the Koi State Police command were able to rescue unhurt their victim, one Muhammed Bello.”
The Police PPRO added that, luck ran out of two suspects identified as Ebeh Musa and Ameh James from Idah who were arrested while snatching at gun point a Daylong motorbike from one Achile Sumaila at Agbagigbo in Ofu LGA of the state.
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