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Police Kill Kidnapper, Rescue Victim In Adamawa State

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A kidnapper has been killed in Adamawa State, police have mentioned.

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The unnamed kidnapper was a part of a gang that kidnapped 23-year-old Usaman Manu, in Gola village, Tune Native Authorities Space.



In a launch by the spokesperson for the police within the state, DSP Suleiman Nguroge, the kidnapper was reported to have been killed throughout a shoot-out with the police.

He mentioned, “The Adamawa State police command on 31/05/2021 acquired report from one Yahaya Muhammed of Gola village, Tune Native Authorities Space that on the 28/5/2021 between the hours of 1am and 2am, armed males numbering 4 invaded his home, located at Gola village, and kidnapped his son, Usman Manu, 22, at gunpoint.

“The abductors later known as and demanded a ransom of N3 million (three million naira) and directed that the ransom be taken to them in a sure place located at a distant aspect of Zumo Mountain.

“The Commissioner of Police, Aliyu Adamu Alhaji, instantly deployed the command’s machineries to enhance the energy of the operatives hooked up to Tune division and vigilantes. 

“The suspects in an try to flee, fired sporadically to scare our males, however when hearth was returned, one of many kidnappers was neutralised and the kidnapped sufferer was rescued unhurt.

“The CP counseled the DPO of Tune and the vigilantes for his or her resilience.

“He additionally directed them to maintain the tempo and to go after the fleeing suspects.

“The command, whereas reassuring of its dedication to guard lives and property, calls on members of the general public to proceed to report back to the police any suspicious character round their neighbourhood,” he mentioned.

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