The Nigeria Police Force, says it has arrrested one of the suspected kidnappers of the Chairman of UBEC, Dr Mohammed Abubakar, and his daughter, Yesmin Mohammed.
Tje Police Force also confirmed the release of Mohammed and his daughter who were kidnapped Monday along the Abuja-Kaduna highway.
Force Public Relations Officer, Frank Mba, in a statement Tuesday evening, said one suspect had been arrested in connection with the kidnapping, while investigations were ongoing to apprehend other members of the gang.
According to Mba, 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.
“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.”