Vigilantes Kill Three Interstate kidnappers in Kogi, Arrest Others

The Kogi State Government has disclosed that local vigilantes have killed three suspected kidnappers operating in the Ottoyi forest between the state and Niger State.

The Chief Press Secretary (CPS) to Kogi State Governor, Mr. Onogwu Mohammed, said three kidnappers were killed during a gun duel with the vigilantes on Wednesday.

Onogwu said one of the vigilantes involved in the operation revealed that they accosted one of the gang members, who came to buy foodstuffs, and he led operatives to their hideout, but the gang members laid an ambush for the vigilante, who overpowered the hoodlums.

The CPS noted that the state’s security architecture continued to stand the test of time and had recorded successes against criminals

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