Adamawa Police command recovers arms, rescue 2 from kidnapper’s den


Adamawa Police command recovers arms, rescue 2 from kidnapper’s den

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Adamawa State police command has on Monday, disconnected a criminal network terrorising parts of Gurin, Muninga, Wuro Kesum, Parda and Boggel Districts of Gurin in Fufore local Government Areas.

According to a statement by the PPRO of the command, SP Sulaiman Nguroje, the operation, which was carried out by the Command’s operatives attached to Gurin Division in joint operation with Hunters yielded tremendous success.

“The outcome of these successful follow-up on Collaborative Community Policing/ Rescue Operations strategy adopted by the command to Checkmate Cases bordering on Kidnapping, Armed robbery, Cattle Rustling, Unlawful possession of firearms, amongst others, has yielded the desired result. The operation led to the interception of three kidnappers.

“The suspected kidnappers upon sighting our men engaged them in a gun duel as a result One (1) of them was neutralized, others escaped with bullet wounds.

“Interestingly, two of the victims Muhammed Maikano and Abubakar Maikano were rescued. One AK-47 rifle, 25 rounds of ammunition amongst others were recovered,” he said.

The commissioner of police CP Afolabi Babatola, while expressing happiness, praised DPO Gurin, his men and hunters for the gallant performance displayed.

He also directed them to give hot chase to those on the run and bring them to book.

The CP called on the populace to always inform the police of the whereabouts of criminals and their hideouts, especially those on the run with bullet wounds if seen.

The police boss equally assured the government and good people of Adamawa state, of the command’s continuous effort to dislodge all criminal hideouts and blackspots in Adamawa state.