The Operation Safe Haven Troop have arrested eight suspect over the kidnap of Monarch – Charles Mato Dakat, a traditional ruler in Plateau State.
Naija Catapult gathered that, Charles, a Paramount ruler in Gindiri Local Government Area was abducted by gunmen who his palace on Sunday midnight last week, and made away with him. But was however, released on Friday morning.
The arrest of the 8 suspects was confirmed shortly after the Monarch regained his freedom.
The Military Staff of Operation Safe Haven said;
“While the Paramount ruler of Gindiri in Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau State, Chief Charles Mato Dakat, has been with his abductors, the commander Operation Safe Haven – Major General Ibrahim Ali, placed the troops deployed at Gyanbus on red alert and the hot trail of the preparations.
“Consequently, Eight suspects were attested in connection with the kidnap incidence and are being interrogated. Following this development, the Paramount ruler, early this morning of Friday 31st December 2021, was released by his abductors”
He added according to the statement that;
” Operations SAFE HAVEN is still very much on the ground to ensure all those involved in the kidnap of the traditional ruler are arrested and made to face the full wrath of the law” accordingly.