The Nigerian Police have arrested kidnappers of Channels TV reporter Friday Okeregbe who was kidnapped late last Month in Abuja.
Friday Okeregbe is the Channels TV reporter who covers the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SSG), who was kidnapped along Games Village in Abuja while on his way from his mechanic’s workshop.
The kidnappers had demanded a ransom of N50million naira, saying they are aware he works for Channels TV.
According to the statement released by the Police a few hours ago, the kidnappers numbering about three have been arrested by the newly established anti-kidnapping/bandits unit of Police, code name Operation Puff Adder by the acting Inspector General of Police (IGP).
The statement by the Police reads:
“In line with the IGP’s stated commitment to curb all forms of crimes and criminality, especially incidences of kidnapping and other violent crimes in the country, Police Operatives attached to Operation Puff Adder, acting on intelligence report, on 9th April, 2019”
Channels TV are yet to confirm this latest development and we promise to update you on any new information on this.
…more details to come …