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Police arrest two suspected kidnappers on wanted list

The Adamawa State Police Command has arrested two suspected kidnappers who the command says have been on its wanted list

Police arrest two suspected kidnappers on wanted listPolice arrest two suspected kidnappers on wanted list

A statement on Monday said the command arrested the suspects on Sunday, March 10, in an operation jointly carried out by operatives of the command and some local hunters.

According to the statement signed by the state Police Public Relations Officer, SP Suleiman Nguroje, the arrest was made consequent upon the information about the suspects’ hideout in Ngurore, a town in the Yola South Local Government Area.

He gave the names of the suspects as Ahmed Muhammad, 37 years old and resident of Song Local Government Area; and Muhammed Haruna, 25 years old and a resident of Jambutu, Yola North Local Government Area.

“The suspects were arrested for allegedly kidnapping Saddam Ahmadu of Belel in Maiha Local Government and Buba Adamu of Shani Local Government Area, Borno State, and collecting the total sum of N4,700,000 ransom from the relatives of the victims.

“Interestingly, One AK-47 Assault rifle with 25 rounds of live ammunition were recovered from the suspects,” Nguroje stated.

He added: ” The Commissioner of Police CP Dankombo Morris, while expressing happiness, commended Commander Crack Squad and the hunters for the community policing strategy adopted leading to the successes recorded and urged them to sustain the tempo.”

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