Kidnappers arrested in military uniform say they bought it for N1,500
The men of the State Security Service (SSS), Kogi State command on Wednesday, said it had in the last few weeks, arrested at least 10 suspected kidnappers terrorising the state.
The Nigerian Tribune learnt, four operating in full military combat uniforms were paraded for arraignment
The state director of the command, Mr Joseph Okpo, said the command last week, arrested four of the six-man gang that had been operating on Abuja-Lokoja highway.
According to him, the people specialised in robbery and kidnapping on the major roads.
He said the people had confessed being involved in some operations on Maraba-Jos Road, Malufashi on Zaria-Kaduna and Jaji-Zaria Road, in full military uniform.The leader of the gang, Mumuni Adamu, said they got the military uniforms from a commercial motorcyclist, popularly called Okada, at the rate of N1,500 per pair.