The Adamawa State police command has rescued two abducted persons and arrested nine suspected kidnappers.

A statement by the command’s image maker, DSP Sulaiman Nguroje said, the operatives of the command attached to Song division succeeded in rescuing one Babawuro Damuwa and Yerima Musa of Song village during a raid on the kidnappers den.

” On the 18th December, 2020, the suspects, Ndam Usai (29), Buba Adam (22), Buba Alim (39), Bodi Kulawal (25),
Sale Musa (28), Babiri Gula (23), Abayel Ahmadu (28), Sani Muhd (24) and
Abdullah Hassan (36), all residents of Dapshi and Song of Yobe and Adamawa states conspired, kidnapped and demanded N4 million as ransom from the families of the two abducted persons.

” Upon receipt of the report, the commissioner of police Olugbenga Adeyanju, deployed a combined operatives of police and hunters who eventually rescued the victims and apprehended the suspects.

” Findings so far reveal that the first and the second suspects came all the way from Yobe State and recruited the third to ninth suspects and they eventually formed syndicate to be carrying out kidnapping activities.

” Investigations further reveal that the gang planned to carryout the second kidnap before their arrest,” the statement said.”

Meanwhile, as part of efforts at tackling kidnapping activities and other related offences the commissioner of police is working to deepen intelligence and strengthen security in the State.