A 79-year-old man simply identified as ,Riba (aka Baba Wakili) has been arrested for allegedly leading an armed robbery/kidnapping gang that has been terrorising the Abuja-Kaduna-Kano Expressway.
Baba Wakili and others currently in police custody were accused of selling AK47 Rifles and Military uniforms to armed robbers and kidnappers.
The police alleged that Baba Wakili had supplied five AK47 Rifles to the Kidnappers and was collecting Percentage from ransom collected from their victims.
The suspects were paraded before the Press by the Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO) CSP Jimoh Moshood at Jere town, Kaduna State.
The suspects were arrested by the Inspector-General of Police Intelligence Response Team ( IRT ) and have confessed to many Kidnappings and robberies along Abuja-Kaduna-Kano Expressways.
Moshood said eight AK47 rifles and several locally made guns, ammunition and military uniforms were recovered from the suspects.