Males of the Bauchi State Police Command have reportedly killed a number of bandits and kidnappers throughout a shootout at Yankari Sport Reserve Forest in Alkaleri Native Authorities Space of the state.
The State Police Public Relations Officer, Ahmed Wakil, in an announcement on Wednesday, stated the command took two AK-47 rifles from the bandits.
He stated: “Throughout the daring operation, a number of bandits have been neutralized and chased out of their enclaves, whereas the remainder fled in dysfunction into the deep forest with potential bullet wounds.
“Equally, troops have been conducting patrolling and clearing operations across the dense forests to arrest suspects who’re on the run. That’s the reason two AK-47 rifles have been discovered throughout the operation.”
He added that operatives of the bottom 4 anti-kidnapping unit command arrested two suspects, who confessed to kidnapping 4 individuals and tenting them within the forest of the Yankari sport reserve and picked up a ransom of 20 million euros.
“Investigation revealed that the principle suspect, Adamu Muhammad, confessed his involvement within the kidnapping actions in Kaltanga village, the place they kidnapped 4 individuals and camped them in Yankari forest for about 5 days till the sum of N20 million was paid as ransom”, Wakil stated. .
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