Security operatives have apprehended a member of a gang using military uniforms to terrorise the people of Ondo state for ransom.
According to TheNation, the kidnapper identified as Victor John was arrested by the men of the Nigeria Army [NA] 32 Artillery Brigade of Owena Barracks, Akure.
A military source confirmed John’s arrest in a phone conversation on Tuesday. He revealed that the suspect was apprehended at Ore in Odigbo Local Government Area of the state during a-stop-search operation in the evening.
According to him ”Our men from the Anti-Kidnapping Squad of the military has recorded another feat after apprehending one suspect of a kidnapping group.“They arrested the suspect inside a vehicle during our stop and search operation which was carried out by our gallant officers along the road in Ore town.
“After his arrest, he confessed been a member of a kidnapping syndicate that had been terrorising the people of Ondo state”.
The source said the items found in possession of the suspect included a military ID card and one locally made pistol.