Bauchi police rescue kidnapped district head, arrest suspects


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Police in Bauchi have rescued the kidnapped district head of Tama, Gumau district in Toro local government area of the state.

It could be recalled that the district head, Alhaji Adamu Yakubu, was abducted alongside two others by suspected kidnappers on July 31st, 2016.

The Bauchi State police command’s spokesperson, ASP Mahmood Mohammed, in a statement stated that investigation by Police detectives comprising of Anti Kidnapping unit and Special Anti robbery Squad led to the arrest of Six suspects.

He gave the names of the arrested suspects as; Mohammed Bello ,Ado Sanda and Abdul Mohd. The other suspects are; Ibrahim Jime , Ahmadu Sule and Dauda Umaru all of Jange village.

ASP Mohammed stated that, Five Bajaj motorcycles, Six handsets including the one used in negotiating ransom were recovered from the suspects.

Similarly, the police spokesperson added in the statement that the command’s Anti Kidnapping Unit has also arrested four pther suspects  terrorizing Nabordo,Gumau and Toro.

He gave the names of the four arrested suspects as; Wada Da’u, Nura Shehu, Habu A. Mato and Habu Mohd all of Jange Village in Nabordo.

‎He said that the case was  under investigation after which suspects would be charged to Court for prosecution.

Daily Trust


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