Local hunters and men of Adamawa State Police Command have dislodged bandits’ hideout in the Gangtum District of the Ganye Local Government Area of the state.
The raid on the hideout of the kidnappers, which lasted for hours after a gun battle, resulted in the rescue of a 60-year-old Abdullahi Buba, and one Halima Ishaku.
The command spokesman, Sueliman Nguroje, in a statement said that the operation yielded positive result.
He explained that the success followed a tip-off on cases bordering on kidnapping, armed robbery, cattle rustling, unlawful possession of firearms, amongst others.
The victims were said to have been kidnapped by the gang on January 19 and were taken to the hideout while negotiating for ransom.
Two of the suspects were neutralised during the exchanged of fire while others escaped with bullet wounds.
Meanwhile, the state Commissioner of Police, Mohammed Barde, has commended the local hunters and DPO Ganye, for their gallantry.
The CP also called on the populace to inform the police of anyone with gun wounds around the neighborhood.
The police boss equally assured the good people of Ganye and Adamawa as a whole of the command’s commitment to keeping Adamawa state safe.
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