A suspected kidnapper in the Bosso local government area of the state of Niger was neutralized by police in the state.
Four other fleeing accomplices have also been arrested.
Kuryas, the state’s police commissioner, said on Monday that the suspects kidnapped two people on Thursday.
Kuryas explained that the police anti-kidnapping squad and the vigilante were deployed to rescue the victims.
He enjoined members of the public to cooperate with the police in order to heal society to curb insecurity in the state.
The Boxwood Local Government area of the state of Niger is home to the Federal University of Technology.