Police Arrest 14 Kidnap Suspects, Rescue Abducted Resident in Jigawa

Police Arrest 14 Kidnap Suspects, Rescue Abducted Resident in Jigawa

  • Operatives of the Nigeria Police Force in Jigawa have rescued an abducted resident in the northwest state
  • The operatives also arrested a total of 14 kidnap suspects terrorising the state in the past few months
  • Criminal elements in the state recently gunned down two police operatives from the Jigawa state police command

Dutse - The police command in Jigawa has rescued a 20-year-old lady, Hadiza Chado from the kidnappers’ den and arrested 14 suspects in the process.

Daily Trust newspaper reports that the commissioner of police in the state, Aliyu Tafida disclosed this at a news conference in Dutse Thursday, January 27.

Governor Badaru of Jigawa recently condoled with the police after two operatives were killed in the state. Photo credit: Jigawa state government
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Raid on criminal hideouts in Jigawa state successful

PR Nigeria newspaper reports that during the operations, three criminal hideouts were raided in Dajin Maizuwo, Dan Gwanki, and Yandamo villages all in Sule-Tankarkar.

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Ten male and four female suspects were arrested from the raided villages while two of the suspects sustained injuries as a result of an exchange of fire.

Jigawa resident reacts on Twitter

On his part, Yusuf Dingyadi, a resident of the state, tweeted that the recent developments in Jigawa are disturbing.

His words:

“A very disturbing development in Jigawa over some reported kidnapping and banditry activities in the state.
“Police and those security operatives should investigate causes and bring back peace to the areas affected. There's a need for urgent measures to stop bandits from getting it far.”

Bride-to-be abducted from Pastor's house hours to her wedding

Legit.ng had earlier reported that suspected kidnappers recently abducted a bride-to-be in Ngyong community in Bokkos local government area of Plateau state.

The kidnappers were said to have invaded the residence of the pastor where Farmat Paul, the bride-to-be spent her wedding eve.

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The incident has been confirmed by the police in the state as an investigation into the matter has commenced.

Bandits kidnap paramount ruler in Plateau state

Similarly, the paramount ruler in Mangu local government area of Plateau state, Charles Mato Dakat has been kidnapped by gunmen.

The monarch was abducted in the early hours of Sunday, December 26, 2021, after his palace was attacked.

The lawmaker representing Mangu South in the Plateau State House of Assembly, Bala Fwangje, confirmed the incident.

Source: Legit.ng

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