Adamawa state Police Command has paraded about 51 Shila boys arrested in Yola, the Adamawa state capital as well as received 11 kidnappers used to terrorise Girei and some parts of Song Local Government Areas respectively.
The command has also paraded 5 suspected kidnappers as well as 4 others apprehended in connection with rape/defilement.
The surrendered kidnappers include; Muhammed Kalaldi, 50, Mohammed Hammadu, 37, Yusufa Gede, 40, Adamu Muhammadu, 32, Adamu Ibrahim, 38, Abubakar Atiku, 38, Many Hammadu,22, Buba Umar,19, Babangida Naiwa,40, Hammadu Musa Gede, 35, and Alhaji Isa Bokoi, 30.
The video below is showing their confessional statements to have denounced the evil acts using the holy Qur’an been administered elders,Imam of Girei Community.
The 11 kidnappers, who voluntarily surrendered their arms, confessed to be the ones abducting the inhabitants of Girei and Song Local Government Areas respectively.
The command also paraded Mohammed Isa, 30, and Usman Yahaya, 30, for criminal conspiracy and kidnapping at Roma village of Dumne, Song LGA and Tambo village in Girei LGA during which they collected #2.5 billion as ransom.
Weapons recovered from the apprehended
suspected kidnappers include 13 AK 47 rifles, 761 rounds of live ammunition 18 magazines and 5 locally made pistols.
Likewise, the police have nabbed Abubakar Harande(aka) Dan Alhaji, Idris Dahiru and Jibrilla Mohammed, who kidnapped Bello Modire, Dahiru Jabbore, Rani Tudun Wada and collected #1.3million.
While the weapons recovered from the 51 Shila boys include; 8 cutlasses, 1 axe, 1 big stick, 5 sharp knives, 2 cartridges large quantity of hard drugs.
In all, the command has paraded 71 suspects including the surrendered kidnappers in connection with various criminal activities ranging from kidnapping, armed robbery among others.
Parading the suspects at the headquarters of Adamawa Police Command today, the Commissioner of Police, Audi Madaki, said that all the suspects from Febuary to March, 2020, and reiterated the determination of the command towards curbing criminal activities in the state.
CP Madaki said that the command in its efforts to downsize criminal activities in the state, introduced strategies by giving hot chase to criminals which as a result apprehended 71 suspects for offences like kidnapping, armed robbery and rape.
The CP told newsmen that the 11 kidnappers surrendered and submitted themselves to state Chairman Miyetti Allah who in turn brought them before the police that they were the ones committing kidnapping in Girei.
He thanked the people of the state for their constant support and urged them not to relent until the state is rid of criminal activities.