- Suspected kidnapper caught while trying to abduct a child from school in Benue State
A suspected member of a kidnapping gang was nabbed on tuesday in Aliade, Gwer East Local Government Area of Benue State by men of the Gwer East Community Joint Task Force (CJTF)
According to eyewitnesses account who spoke to IPN, the suspect identified as one Aondolumum Nyimkaan, went into Mt.St. Michael’s Nursery and Primary School, Aliade, and snatched the child, Msendo Liamuza.
Some members of the community saw the suspect attempting to flee through the bush and alerted the CJTF who later arrested him in the bush. On interrogation, the suspect confessed to having successfully kidnapped children in Igbor of Gwer East and Gboko Local Governments of Benue State.
A member of the CJTF team, while applauding members of the community and Mt. St. Michael school for their efforts towards the arrest, urged parents and staff schools in Benue State to be more vigilant and watchful over their children, wards and pupils.