Six suspected Kidnappers have been arrested by the Bauchi State Police Command and rescued two teenagers abducted by the hoodlums.
Police Public Relation Officer of the state, DSP Haruna Mohammed disclosed this to journalists in Bauchi yesterday, saying that the arrest was successful when police officers raided the hideouts of the criminals in Bauchi and Ganjuwa local governments all in Bauchi state.
“In order to rid the State of incessant cases of kidnappings which has become a great source of concern to the command, police detectives attached to the State Anti-Kidnapping unit led by ASP Mustapha Mohammed, raided various hideouts of Armed groups in Kibni, Mada and Kajut forests all in Bauchi/Ganjuwa LGA of Bauchi State and arrested six suspected kidnappers,” he said.
He explained that further investigation led to the rescue of 2 kidnapped victims from their hideout, they are Ayuba Saidu, male and 15yrs and Umaru Saidu, male and 12yrs of Bojinji in Bauchi LGA.
He pointed out that the names of the suspects whose age between 18 and 21 years are Ahmed Yusuf,
Abdulhameed Abubakar Haruna male, Ahmadu Adamu, Usman Musa, and Ahmed Mohammed.
The Police spokesman said all the suspects confessed to have organised series of kidnappings and collected ransom ranging from N50,000 to Millions of Naira from their victims.
Exhibit recovered from the hoodlums include, One Fabricated Gun, three Cutlasses, Bow and Arrows, Three Handsets, Four Bajaj Motorcycles used for the Kidnapping.
DSP Haruna said the case is under investigation and as soon as investigation is concluded, they would be charged to court for prosecution.
Meanwhile the Bauchi Police Command has arrested 2 suspects for the murder of one Nasiru Jibrin over an allegation of theft.
The Police spokesman said on the 5/2/2016 at about 4pm, detectives attached to Township Division arrested 2 suspects at Kofar Idi Bauchi for taken Law into their hands and tortured one Nasiru Jibrin male and 22 years of Unguwan Bauchi to death over an allegation of Theft of which no exhibit was recovered.
He warned members of the public against taking Laws into their hands and not to relent in providing useful information to enable the command provide safety and security in the State.

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