Suspected member of a syndicate using military camouflages to terrorise the people of Ondo state for ransom has been arrested.
He is Victor John, who sources said was apprehended by the men of the Nigeria Army 32 Artillery Brigade of Owena Barracks, Akure.
A military source confirmed John’s arrest in a telephone conversation on Tuesday.
He explained that the suspect was apprehended at Ore in Odigbo Local Government Area of the state during a-stop-search operation.
According to him” Our men from the Anti-Kidnapping Squad of the military has recorded another feat after apprehending one suspect of a kidnapping group.
“They arrested the suspect inside a vehicle during our stop and search operation which was carried out by our gallant officers along the road in Ore town.
“After his arrest, he confessed been a member of a kidnapping syndicate that had been terrorising the people of Ondo state”.
The source said the items found in possession of the suspect included a military Identity card and one locally made gun.