Police smash syndicate behind kidnapping in Bauchi

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Solomon Arase IGP

Solomon Arase IGP

The anti kidnapping unit of the Bauchi State Police Command has smashed a syndicate, which specialised in kidnapping and robbing citizens of the state along Darazo, Bununu and Kundan axis of the state.
According to a statement issued by the state Police Command, signed by the state Police Public Relations Officer, Haruna Mohammed, large ammunitions were recovered from the criminals in Lame/Bura forest in Ningi Local Government Area of the state.
The statement pointed out that the suspects confessed to have been behind series of kidnappings in the state, adding that the command has commenced full investigation after which the suspects would be charged to court for prosecution.
According to Mohammed, exhibits recovered from the suspects include, two fabricated revolver long range guns with 9 rounds of 5.56 mm ammunition, one revolver pistol with six rounds of 0.9mm ammunition, 13 rounds of 5.56mm live ammunition and one round of 7.62 mm.

Meanwhile, The campaign against all forms of criminalities in Warri area of Delta State took a new dimension on Wednesday, as the police paraded a serving local government councillor for serially defrauding unsuspecting Nigerians of huge sums of money with threats to blackmail them.
The suspect, Mr Adaka Amame Eniye, was representing Ward 14, Akugbene, Bomadi in Bomadi Local Government Area.
He was on Wednesday, along four other suspects caught for other varying offences, paraded at the Warri Area Command led by Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Celestina Kalu, and the area Commander, Mohammed Muazu.

The suspect was said to have threatened, through a text message, to tell the alleged illicit marital escapades of one Chief (Mrs) Edwin Uzor Comfort to her husband unless she coughed up N1 million.

Tribune

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