Police arrest 3 suspected kidnappers, rescue 2 victims in Adamawa


The Police Command in Adamawa has arrested three suspected kidnappers and rescued two victims in Gombi Local Government Area of the state.

This is contained in a statement by DSP Suleima Nguroje, Spokesman of the command, on Monday in Yola.

He said that a good samaritan who observed suspecious activities of the suspects reported the case to the police on Saturday June 4.

He said the operatives rescued two victims unharmed at Ngurore Mountain in Gombi LGA, adding that the police had recovered one locally made gun, chains, two padlocks and charms among others.

Nguroje said preliminary investigations showed that the suspects had been terrorising communities in Gombi and Song LGAs

“The Commissioner of Police, Mr Sikiru Akande, commended the Divisional Police Officer in charge of Gombi, his men and members of the vigilante for their prompt response to the situation.

“The Commissioner ordered the arrest of the two fleeing suspects and urged other DPOs to do same in their areas of operations,” Nguroje said, adding that the CP directed for discreet investigation into the case and prosecution of the culprits.

While reitrating the commitment of the command to protect lives and property, Akande urged the people to provide credible information to security agencies on suspecious movements and activities their communities.