Police operatives in Adamawa State have killed two suspected kidnappers in a gun fight.
The policemen, who worked with local hunters in Ganye Local Government Area of the state, rescued a man and young woman who were abducted by the suspects.
DSP Suleiman Nguroje the spokesperson of the command who disclosed this in a statement on Saturday, January 22, said that operatives and hunters also recovered two fabricated rifles, chains, padlocks, charms and N72,000 cash from the suspects.
The statement read “On the 21/1/2022, the Command disconnect the criminal network connecting part of Gangtum District and Ganye. The operation , which was carried out by operatives of Ganye Division and the Hunters of Ganye at Shiga da Niya Hill situated at a remote side of Gangtum village in Ganye local government yielded positive result,”.
“The outcome of these successes follow-up on cases bordering on kidnapping, armed robbery, Cattle rusttling, unlawful possession of firearms, amongst others.”
The PPRO added “Two locally fabricated Guns were recovered after a Gun duel with the Notorious kidnappers and successfully rescued one *Abdullahi Buba,60 years and Halima Ishaku female 20years* all residents of Sulti luga Ibi village, Sugu district, Ganye local government who were kidnapped by the hoodlums on the 19/01/2022 and were taken to the hideout while negotiating for ransom.
“Two of the suspects were neutralized during the exchanged of fire while others escaped with bullet wounds,”.