A crack squad of policemen attached to the Delta State Police Command have arrested a wanted kidnapper, and arms dealer who supplied arms and ammunition to marauding Fulani herdsmen who have been terrorizing University Town of Abraka, Delta State.
State Police Commissioner, Mr. Ibrahim Zanna in a terse message to SouReporters confirming the development on Friday named the arms supplier as Musa Mohammed, also known as “Musa 1000”.
He said that the suspect was arrested by combined team of policemen led by Inspector Julius Robinson backed by a local vigilante group, Eagle Vigilantes Group.
The suspect, he said who has been on the watch list of the police is alleged to be a kidnap ring leader, illegal arms dealer and supplier of arms and ammunition to a kidnap syndicates.
Zanna said that the suspect, a 56 years old native of Dutsenma Town in Katsina state resides in Cable Point area of Asaba, the state capital.
“The suspect has been on the Command watch list having complicity in most kidnapping related cases and supply of arms and ammunition to herdsmen and kidnapping syndicates”.
The suspect who met his waterloo on Thursday about 4:45pm around market area of Abraka have been on the run before the police clamped down, he said.
Zanna added that the suspect is undergoing preliminary investigations.