In its move to rid the state of violent crimes, Adamawa State police command has busted a kidnapping syndicate and arrested one suspected kidnapper in Gombi division on Wednesday.
A statement by the image maker of the command, DSP Sulaiman Nguroje said the suspect, Sani Idi, a 32-year-old resident of Buladega in Mubi South local government was arrested with a pistol and six rounds of live ammunition among other items.
“The command’s operatives attached to Gombi Division, on the 4/1/2022 disconnected a criminal network of kidnappers and apprehended a 32-year-old Sani Idi, a resident of Buladega village of Mubi south local government and recovered one pistol Gun with six rounds of live ammunitions. in his hideout at Ngasa village, Gombi local government.
” The suspect during interrogation confessed belonging to syndicate of 6 that masterminded the kidnap of Alhaji Oro Musa of Gombi local government and three others sometimes in December, 2021.
” The CP, having commended the operatives for dislodging and reclaiming the public space, directed all the divisional police officers and their supervisory area commanders to intensity effort at dislodging the crime network in their areas of responsibilities by denying the criminals opportunity to regroup anywhere in the state.
“The police boss equally assured that any person apprehended for violating the laws of the land or disrupting the public peace will be prosecuted,” the statement said.