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MACBAN hands over six suspected Fulani kidnappers, gun runner to police




No fewer than six suspected kidnappers and a gun runner had been confirmed to have been nabbed by the management of the Taraba State chapter of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Affiliation of Nigeria (MACBAN).

DAILY POST stories that this comes following the 30-day ultimatum not too long ago issued out to herders by the Emir of Muri, Alhaji Abbas Njidda Tafida.

The suspects, who had been on Sunday handed over to the Commissioner of Police, Abimbola Sokoya, had been stated to have been fished out from their varied hideouts within the state following tip offs.

Presenting them to the police in the course of the formal inauguration of a 16-man committee assigned with the accountability of tackling felony actions particularly among the many herders, the chairman of the state department of the affiliation, Sahabi Tukur, stated the handing over was in response to the pledge made earlier than Tafida and Sokoya.

Reiterating the readiness of the committee to not go to mattress pending when the undesirable components amongst them are introduced down on their knees, the necessity for the command to reciprocate their efforts by collaborating with the ethnic group, he stated, have develop into mandatory.

The affiliation, throughout its final assembly with the monarch in his palace positioned within the Jalingo metropolis, had vowed to tread additional legit miles to fish out the unhealthy eggs amongst them.

Elated by the event, the Commissioner lauded the efforts of the group for his or her resolve to collaborate with safety operatives so as to handle the vices bedeviling the state.

Whereas calling for extra collaboration, particularly from the neighbouring states of Adamawa and Benue, he assured the Fulani of his command’s readiness to affix forces with them to stamp out the state hoodlums.

Aside from the six suspects and the gun runner, which had been handed over to the police, six repented kidnappers from the Fulani extraction, additionally handed over to the police.

The abductors, who publicly swore with the Holy Qur’an, vowed by no means to interact in any type of crime.

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