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Adamawa police arrest two suspected kidnappers, recover Toyota Hilux, others

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In its resolve to nip rising spate of crime in the bud, the Adamawa State police command has disclosed arresting two suspected kidnappers.

A statement by the command’s public relations officer, DSP Sulaiman Nguroje said the the two suspects, Aminu Jika (36) and Muhammad Umar (32) all residents of Wuro Patuji village in Mubi North local government allegedly abducted an 11-year-old boy in September this year at Sangere FUTY, in Girei local government of Adamawa State.

Nguroje said the two suspects collected N5 million ransom from the family of the victim before setting him free.

” Since then, the commissioner of police Olugbenga Adeyanju, directed for immediate investigation and possible arrest of the culprits.

” The police haven gone extra mile, successfully apprehended the culprits, recovered Toyota Hilux, three number plates and handsets among others.

” The command while assuring members of its commitment to protecting lives and properties, enjoins residents to report any suspicious person or group around their neighbourhoods to the nearest police division or report same through any of the Police Command Control/Emergency numbers: 08089671313, 08107364974 and 08053872326,” the statement added.

The police said the two will be charged to court to face prosecution.