- Two suspected kidnappers have been arrested with a bag containing the sum of Four Hundred and Thirty Nine Thousand Naira and some personal items
- According to the army spokesman, Col. Sani Usman, investigation showed that the amount was their share from a ransom paid by a recent kidnap incident
Two suspected kidnappers; Dayibu Abdullahi and Nasiru Adamu have been arrested by troops of 33 Brigade, Nigerian Army, at Badiko village along Gumau road, Toro LGA, Bauchi state.
READ ALSO: Police arrests kidnapper in Abia
The suspects were arrested with a bag containing the sum of four hundred and thirty nine thousand Naira (N439,000.00k) and some personal items.
According to a statement by army spokesman, Col. Sani Usman, investigation showed that the amount was their share from a ransom paid by a recent kidnap incident.
Similarly, another suspected kidnapper, Jibrin Dakam, was arrested the same day at Magama, also in Toro LGA, by the troops.
The suspect was said to have escaped from their den at Jenge following the military operation at Lame-Burra forest recently. The suspect had supplied alcohol and other stimulants to the kidnappers.
In related development troops of 33 brigade, Nigerian army, based on incessant reported cases of armed robberies and kidnappings in some parts of Bauchi State have embarked on fighting patrols to clear the state of such criminal elements.
It is in this regards they carried out a fighting patrol yesterday, Sunday 21st August 2016, at Dutsen Mairama and around Dogon Ruwa settlement within Lame/Burra forest of Toro and Ningi Local Government Areas of Bauchi state.
During the encounter, 3 armed kidnappers were killed and their camps were destroyed. The troops also recovered arms and ammunitions including empty shells.