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Police arrest three kidnappers, recover four AK47 rifles in Adamawa

Three suspected kidnappers have been apprehended by Adamawa State Police Command. They also recovered 4 AK47 rifles, 1 Corolla Sedan, the su...



Three suspected kidnappers have been apprehended by Adamawa State Police Command.


They also recovered 4 AK47 rifles, 1 Corolla Sedan, the sum of N946,000, and 164 rounds of live ammunition.


DSP Sulaiman Nguroje, spokesman of the command, in a statement, explained that the command’s operatives attached to Karew Area command made the feat on April 8, 2022.


The statement further explained, “The Commissioner of Police, CP Mohammed Ahmed Barde, have assured the good people of Adamawa State of sustained efforts by the police in fighting crimes, improving public safety and security across the State, preparatory for the local government election.”


It said that the command’s operatives attached to Karewa Area Command, on the 8/4/2022 disconnected a criminal network and apprehended one Muhammad Isa, 30 years resident of Maigero, Song Local Government, who is leading a syndicate of three and recovered (4) AK-47 rifles, One Corolla LE vehicle with Reg. No. FST 749 DC, 164 rounds of lives ammunitions.


He said the gang specializes in kidnapping activities, terrorizing Yola North, Yola South, Girei, Fufore and Song local government areas.


The statement stated that the CP having commended Area Commander Karewa and his operatives for dislodging and reclaiming the public space, urged all the Divisional Police Officers (DPOs) and their supervisory Area commanders to intensity effort in dislodging the crime network and denying the criminals opportunity to regroup anywhere in the State.


It said that the police boss equally assured that the persons apprehended and their collaborators will be prosecuted.

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