Operatives of Adamawa state police command have arrested three suspects for kidnapping activities and rescued two victims unharmed at Ngurore Mountain, in Gombi local government.
A statement released by the command’s spokesperson, SP Suleiman Ngoroje, said the suspects identified as Muhammed Bello, 25, a resident of Sabon gari Dambo’a local government area of Borno state, Hammadu Ahmad, 20, and Umaru Isa, 20, all residents of Gada Maisaje Gombi, were said to have kidnapped one Yuguda Usman ‘m’ 11 years old and Mohammed Mohammed ‘m’ 65 years old all resident of Wushubura village Gombi.
The incident was reported to police by a good Samaritan who observed their suspicious movement around the Mountain
On the strength of that, the Commissioner of police, CP SK Akande ordered for immediate action, a prompt response by the DPO Gombi and members of vigilantes yielded positive result.
Investigation so far reveals that the syndicate has been terrorising villages and villagers around Gombi and Song local government areas.
The police Boss commended the effort of DPO Gombi, his men and members of vigilantes for their prompt response to the situation, and urged other DPOs to do the same in their various AORs. Meanwhile, he has directed O/C crack squad to take over the investigation and ensure prosecution.
He further directed that the two fleeing suspects be traced for possible arrest. The CP assured members of the public on the unrelenting effort of the command in protecting lives and properties .