The most-wanted kidnapper terrorising Abuja-Kaduna Highway, Bello Audu,’Yellow’ has been arrested by the Intelligence Response Team (IRT) of the Nigeria Police.
According to TheCable, he allegedly confessed to more than 50 kidnappings and killings. Members of his gang are also said to be in custody.
The kidnap suspect, in a video recording in Hausa, confessed to have received up to N10 million ransom.
”My name is Dala Audu, I’m 40 years old. I have two wives and five children. I have collected ransom up to N10 million – sometimes N700,000, N600,000 and N900,000,” he said.
”We operate on Abuja road up to refinery in Kaduna. We bought AK 47s from Alhaji Turowa who is at Kajuru (local government area of Kaduna state).
”We have killed many people.”
Abuja-Kaduna road has become a nightmare for travellers as kidnapping has become an everyday experience.