THE Officer-in-Charge, OC, Anti-Kidnapping Task Force in Delta State, a Chief Superintendent of Police, CSP, (name withheld) and over six members of the squad, have been disarmed, arrested and flown to Abuja on the orders of the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar, for allegedly aiding and abetting kidnappers in the state.
The task force has also been disbanded, while pastors are among the over the 98 persons nabbed in recent times for kidnapping in the state by the Police, State Security Service in the state and Army in the state. The Police and SSS have 40 apiece in their custody, while the Army has 18 in their custody.
Delta State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan confirmed the arrest of the Head of the Anti-Kidnapping Task Force and 98 persons, while briefing journalists at the end of State Security Council meeting in Government House Annex, Warri, Wednesday, to review the security situation in the state.
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