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Bauchi kidnap kingpins arrrested by Army

25 August 2016, 21:28

Abuja - Troops of 33 Brigade Nigerian Army have arrested a man suspected of supplying kidnappers in Bauchi State with illegal drugs and liquor.

Named as Jibrin Dakam, he has been arrested in Toro Toro Local Government Area (LGA).

Director Army Public Relations, Col. Sani Kukasheka Usman, said preliminary investigations confirmed the suspect escaped from a den at Jenge following the military operation in Forest Kunama at Lame-Burra Forest recently.

“It was further confirmed that he frequently supply alcohol and other stimulants to the kidnappers,” said Usman.

Meanwhile, troops have deployed at Forward Operation Base (FOB) have arrested two suspected kidnappers at Badiko village along Gumau road in Toro.

Also read: Kidnap kingpin killed by soldiers in Abia

They have been named as Dayibu Abdullahi and Nasiru Adamu.

The Army spokesman added the troops also recovered a bag containing the sum of N439 000 and some personal items from the suspects.

He said preliminary investigation showed the amount was their share from a paid ransom of a recent kidnap incident.

Troops at a checkpoint near Durum, in Bauchi Local Government Area also arrested a suspected armed bandit named Adamu Saleh.

All the suspects are being interrogated further before their eventual handing over to other relevant security agencies,” said Usman.




- CAJ News


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