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2 arrested for killing husband, kidnapping wife, demanding N2.5m ransom in Adamawa

The Adamawa state Police Command says its operatives attached to Mubi Divisional Headquarters in collaboration with some Hunters have successfully arrested the duo of Mohammed Bello, 22, and Abubakar Mallam, who allegedly kidnapped one Aisha Ahmadu, 28, and in the process shot dead her husband, Alhaji Ahmadu Mohammed.

SP Suleiman Yahaya Nguroje, Police Public Relations Officer, Adamawa Command made this known in a statement issued, Tuesday.

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He said, Bello a resident of Jere-Gada Village, and Mallam, a resident of Dibis, all in Mubi North LGA,  were arrested on 23rd April, 2023.

He further said the Suspects were allegedly conspired, organized and whisked away the victim after Killing her husband, for three days and three nights, until a ransom of Two Million five Hundred thousand Naira was demanded and received before releasing the victim.

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“Further to the Command’s renewed commitment to enhance proactive strategies, on the 23rd April, 2023, the Command disconnect a crime network connecting syndicate of five in Mubi North and south local government areas.

“The operation, which was carried out by the Command Operatives attached to Divisional Police Headquarters, Mubi North and some Hunters yielded positive result as the Master planners of Kidnapping activities in those areas were arrested.”
He pointed out that the Command upon receiving the report designed an Intelligence -led driven strategy and luckily apprehended the Suspects

The PPRO maintained that on the strength of that, the Commissioner of police CP Afolabi Babatola, while commending DPO Mubi North and his men for disconnecting the crime network and gallantry performance displayed, directed them to sustain the tempo as a strategy for checkmating crimes and criminals in the state .

“The CP directs the Command OC Crack Squad to augment the strength of DPO Mubi North and trace the whereabout of the fleeing Suspects.”

He equally called on the populace to always inform the police of the whereabouts of Criminals and their hideouts, especially those of questionable character .

According to SP Nguroje, the police Boss assured the Government and good people of Adamawa state of sustained effort to dislodged all criminal hideous and black sports in Adamawa state.

 

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