July 20, 2024

July 20, 2024

Police Arrest Two Suspected Kidnappers With AK-47 Rifle In Adamawa

The Adamawa State Police Command has arrested two suspected kidnappers.

It announced on Monday that the arrest was effected in collaboration with hunters.

The statement, which was issued by the state Police Public Relations Officer, Suleiman Nguroje, said the police and hunters, on Sunday, acted upon information and luckily arrested the two suspected kidnappers who were on the wanted list of the command for allegedly kidnapping one Saddam Ahmadu of Belel in Maiha Local Government Area and one Buba Adamu of Shani LGA in Borno State.

The statement said the suspects, Ahmed Muhammad, 37 years old and a resident of Song LGA; and Muhammed Haruna, 25 years old and a resident of Jambutu in Yola North LGA, were arrested in their hideout in Ngurore in Yola South LGA after they collected a N4,700,000 ransom from the relatives of their victims.

The police said one AK-47 assault rifle with 25 rounds of live ammunition was recovered from the suspects.

The statement added that the state Commissioner of Police, CP Dankombo Morris, commended the Police Crack Squad and the hunters for the community policing strategy that ensured the successes recorded.

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