The kidnappers said that they abducted 10 victims, while N2.6 million was collected by the syndicate as ransom before their release.
Physical and credential screening would begin from September 26 to October 1 at Police Secondary School, Minna by 8:00 a.m. daily.
The illegal Excellence College of Health Sciences in Maikunkele, Bosso LGA, had about 20 teachers.
The suspect confessed during interrogation that he planned to kidnap a former chairman of Mariga and the father of a former commissioner in the state, police said.
The suspects were said to have also stolen a motorcycle last year and sold it at the rate of N40,000 to a yet-to-be-identified person.
The police command in Niger says successful candidates in the ongoing police ‘2021 recruitment’ should check their status on the recruitment portal for the next stage of training.
The police in Niger state, said that following intelligence, a patrol team stormed an identified compound and arrested one Kazeem Murtala aged 54 years.
The suspect said he was working with one Hamisu, currently at large, to get body parts and clothes from the cemetery.
“The bandits were equally engaged in a gun duel and some of them were neutralised, while others escaped into the forest with gunshot injuries.”
Niger Police Command has confirmed the killing of Hassan Shehu, a businessman at Kure market.