By Adamu Ibrahim Jimeta
Adamawa State Police Command has announced the arrest of kidnapping syndicate that have been terrorizing Malabu/Belel axis in Adamawa State.
The statement signed Wednesday by the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Sulieman Yahya Nguroje, disclosed.
The operatives of the command attached to State Intelligent Bureau (SIB) in colaboration with the Police in the state accomplished the mission successfully.
The arrest of the suspects was said to have followed the directives of the Commissioner of Police, Mohammed Ahmed Barde.
Reports disclosed that Malabu had complained after been kidnapped twice by the criminal gang in the state, where they collected one million naira cash as a ransom.
The statement reads in part: “The confession of the suspects revealed they abducted the complainant sometimes, January, 2019, and received one million Cash as ransom and subsequently re- kidnapped him on the 11th February, 2021. by the same syndicate, but he luckily escaped from the captivity when negotiation for ransom was ongoing.
“Assisted by members of Miyetti Allah cattle breeders Association of Nigeria, apprehended 3 out of 5 members of the gang were arrested.
“They are Ahmadu Abdu, 24 years, a resident of Mbilla Malabu village, Fufore LGA; Buba Yusufa, 28years, a resident of Mbilla Malabu village, Fufore LGA; Usman Idi, 18 years, a resident of Bamanga village, Fufore LGA,” the statement added.
However, the CP while commending the police officers and Chairman Miyetti Allah, Alh. Jaoji, also assured the members of the public that they are committed to working with law abiding citizens to secure the state and reduce crimes to the bearest minimum .