Adamawa police smash kidnap syndicate, recover four rifles

30 years resident of Maigero, Song Local Government, who is leading a syndicate of three and recovered (4) AK-47 rifles, One Corolla LE vehicle...
Adamawa police smash kidnap syndicate, recover four rifles
30-years-old suspect, Muhammad IsaFile

The Adamawa State Police Command says it had arrested three suspected kidnappers.

The operatives also recovered four AK47 rifles, one Corolla Sedan, 164 rounds of live ammunition and N946,000.

Command spokesman, DSP Sulaiman Nguroje, in a statement explained that the command’s operatives attached to Karew Area command made the feat on April 8, 2022.

The statement added that; “The Commissioner of Police, CP Mohammed Ahmed Barde, have assured the good people of Adamawa State of sustained efforts by the police in fighting crimes, improving public safety and security across the State, preparatory for the local government election.”

It said that the command’s operatives attached to Karewa Area Command, on the 8/4/2022 disconnected a criminal network and apprehended one Muhammad Isa, 30 years resident of Maigero, Song Local Government, who is leading a syndicate of three and recovered (4) AK-47 rifles, One Corolla LE vehicle with Reg. No. FST 749 DC, 164 rounds of lives ammunitions.

Barde said the gang specializes in kidnapping activities, terrorizing Yola North, Yola South, Girei, Fufore and Song local government areas.

The statement described the CP to have commended Area Commander Karewa and his operatives for dislodging and reclaiming the public space, urged all the Divisional Police Officers and their supervisory Area commanders to intensify effort in destroying the crime network and denying the criminals opportunity to come together anywhere in the State.

It concluded that the police boss equally assured that the persons apprehended and their collaborators will be prosecuted.

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