The Zamfara State Police Command on Monday arrested four suspected kidnappers in Dankadon-Daji village in Talata-Mafara Local Government Area of the state.
This was disclosed by the Zamfara State Commissioner of Police in Gusau.
Embrinson said the suspects were arrested on February 18 after intelligence report disclosed that the kidnappers had sent letters to individuals threatening to kidnap the villagers if they failed to make money available for them.
“The police arrested the suspects while trying to collect a sum of N39,500 provided by the villagers.
“The suspects are undergoing interrogation at the police command in the state after which they would be prosecuted,” he said.
According to Embrinson, the Inspector-General of Police’s Joint Investigation Committee is in the state to investigate the recent killings in Birane Village, Zurmi Local Government Area of the state.
He said the committee was mandated to investigate, arrest and bring the perpetrators of the recent attack in Birane village to justice.
Embrinson, however, appealed to members of the public to utilise police information network kit and provide police with information on security to assist security agencies in tackling insecurity in the state.
Recall that the command had arrested three principal suspects in connection with last Thursday’s gunmen attack in Birane village, which resulted in the death of 30 people, while many were injured.