Operatives of the Intelligence Response Team have arrested members of a kidnap syndicate, who kidnapped and murdered a doctor, Audu Benedict, his son, Iranum, and a family friend after collecting N7.5 million ransom in Benue State.
Parading the suspects, Teshile Tsavbee, Gwa Tekula , and Henry on Monday, the force spokesperson, Frank Mba said they were part of a kidnap gang led by one Tena, who is still at large, that has been terrorizing Benue.
Mba said,” This is the kidnapping syndicates that took Iranum, Audu, and a family friend who were on their way to Abuja, ambushed them on the way and killed them.
The family of the doctor paid a ransom of N7million to these criminals. The doctor also raised a check of N500.000 which one of the suspects personally cashed in the bank”.
Tsavbee reportedly confessed that he carried out the act, but Tena, his boss carried out the killings. He said he did not know why the victims were killed.