Adamawa State police command has arrested four suspected kidnappers and recovered N86,000, three single barrel guns, handset, SIM Cards and threat letters.
A statement by the command’s image maker, DSP Sulaiman Nguroje said the suspects were arrested after a tip off from good Samaritans.
” On the 9/4/2021 and 11/4/2021 the operatives of the command attached to Gombi Division, received complaint from good samaritans, residents of Wuro Garba and Lugga villages of Hong Local government area, that they received separate letters threatening them to pay a million naira each or risk been kidnapped.
” Investigation led to the arrest of ADONEJA DAUDA 30 years. a resident of Hubbare village, Maiha local government as a prime suspect that sent threatening letters to extort the innocents.
” Prior to his arrest, the suspect, extorted the sum of N150,000 from one Alhaji Dauda Hazzan, a resident of Barkaji village, Hong local government with intimidation to kidnap him.
” Similarly, the command recorded another success by apprehending Musa Saidu 26 years, Manu Hussein 25 years and Hammadu Bello 22years. All residents of Garwayel village, Hong, Hong local government.
” The suspects sometimes in the month of March, 2021 kidnapped Alhaji Yahaya BUBA, Alhaji Sure and Alhaji Muhammed Bello all of Konto village, Gombi local government.
” The Commissioner of police Aliyu Adamu Alhaji, commended officers and men of Gombi division for reclaiming the public space and making it difficult for criminals to escape arrest,” the statement said.
Meanwhile, as part of efforts at tackling criminal activities and other related offences the commissioner of police, working in concert to deepen intelligence and strengthen security in the state, directed the suspects to be arraigned in court on completion of investigations.