JUST IN: Police Arrest Kidnapper Of UBEC Chairman, Daugther

The Nigeria Police says it has apprehended one of the suspected abductors of the Chairman of UBEC, Dr. Mohammed Abubakar, and his daughter, Yasmin Mohammed.

Dr Mohammed and daughter who were kidnapped on Monday afternoon on the Kaduna-Abuja highway have since been released and undergoing medical investigations in an undisclosed hospital.

Force Public Relations Officer, Frank Mba, confirmed this in a statement on Tuesday evening, noting that one suspect had been arrested in connection with the kidnapping, while investigations were ongoing to apprehend other members of the gang.

According to the statement , one AK-47 riffle was also recovered from the suspect who is currently in custody.

“Dr Mohammed Mahmoud Abubakar, the Chairman of UBEC and his daughter, Yesmin Mohammed, who were kidnapped along Abuja-Kaduna expressway have been released, ‘’said the statement.

“Meanwhile, one male suspect has been arrested in connection with the crime. One AK 47 rifle also recovered. Investigation into the incident is on-going.”