The Periscope Reporter
Police in Adamawa rescued two abducted persons and arrested nine kidnapper kingpins
A statement issued Monday by the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Sulaiman Yahaya Nguroje revealed that the operatives attached to Song Police Division have rescued two citizens; Babawuro Damuwa and Yerima Musa of Song village during a raid on the kidnappers’ den.
”On the 18th December, 2020, the suspects; Ndam Usai (29), Buba Adam (22), Buba Alim (39), Bodi Kulawal (25), Sale Musa (28), Babiri Gula (23), Abayel Ahmadu (28), Sani Muhd (24) and Abdullah Hassan (36), all residents of Dapchi in Yobe and Song in Adamawa states conspired, kidnapped and demanded N4 million as ransom from the families of the two abducted persons.
”Upon receipt of the report, the commissioner of police Olugbenga Adeyanju, deployed a combined operatives of police and hunters who eventually rescued the victims and apprehended the suspects.
”Findings so far reveal that the first and the second suspects came all the way from Yobe State and recruited the third to ninth suspects and they eventually formed syndicate to be carrying out kidnapping activities.
”Investigations further revealed that the gang planned to carryout the second operation before their arrest,” the statement said.
Meanwhile, as part of efforts in tackling kidnapping and other related offences, the commissioner of police is working to deepen intelligence and strengthen security in the state.