Police arrest two ‘notorious kidnappers’ on wanted list

The Adamawa State Police Command on Monday said its operatives arrested two suspected kidnappers who were already on command’s wanted list.

This was captured in a statement issued on Monday by the Police Public Relations Officer, SP Suleiman Nguroje.

The statement said the suspects were arrested in an operation jointly carried out by the command’s operatives and some local hunters.

It stated that the arrest was sequel to information about the suspects’ activities in Ngurore, a town in the Yola South Local Government Area.

The suspects include one Ahmed Muhammad, a resident of Song Local Government Area and Muhammed Haruna, 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 was recovered from the suspects,” Nguroje stated.

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