The Adamawa state police Command said it has disconnect a criminal network at Damare Hill, connecting part of Holma and Sorau in Song and Maiha local government areas.
Police Public Relations Officer, SP Suleiman Nguroje in a statement on Sunday said the operation , which was carried out by the Command operatives attached to Sorau Division and the Hunters at Damare Hill, a grazing reserve that is situated at a remote side of Sorau District , Holma Village in Maiha and Song local government areas and border of Cameroon Republic yielded positive result.
“The outcome of these successes is as a result of the follow-up strategy designed by the command to checkmate cases bordering on kidnapping, armed robbery, Cattle rustling, unlawful possession of firearms, amongst others.
“The suspected kidnappers upon sighting our men engaged them in a gun dwell as a result three (3) of them were neutralized, others escaped with bullet wounds while the following victims ..
(I) Hafsatu Musa 50,years
(2) Idirisa Hammadu 20years
(3) Abdul Adamu 20years and
(4) Musa Hammadu 22years ..
all residents of Holma/Maiha in Song and Maiha local government, were rescued unharmed,” the statement reads.
The Commissioner of police SK Akande, while commending Dpo Sorou, his men and members of the Hunters for disconnecting the criminal network and gallantry performance displayed, directs other DPOs to do same as a strategy for checkmating crimes and criminals in their Areas of responsibility.
He 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.