The Adamawa state police have neutralised Kidnappers in Song local government, rescuing a victim in the process.
Recall that on 28/5/2021, Usman Manu, the son of one Yahaya Muhammed of Gola village, Song local government, was kidnapped in the hours between 1 to 2am. The kidnapping was reported on 31/05/2021 by the victim’s father.
Mr. Yahaya stated that four men stormed his residence at Gola village and kidnapped his 22 year old son, Usman Manu at gunpoint.
The Police wasted no time to swing into action and rescued the 23-year-old, killing one kidnapper and recovering a single barrel gun in the process.
A statement was released to this effect by DSP Suleiman Yahaya Nguroje, Police Public Relations Officer for Commissioner of Police Adamawa State.
“The Adamawa State police command On 31/05/2021 received report from one Yahaya Muhammed of Gola village, Song local government,that on the 28/5/2021 between the hours of 1 to 2am, Armed men numbering four invaded his house, situated at Gola village, placed them at gunpoint and kidnapped his son Usman Manu 22years.” He said.
“The Kidnappers later called and demanded for a ransom of three Million Naira anddirected that the Ransom be taken to them in a certain place situated at a remote side of Zumo Maintain.”
“The Commissioner of police Aliyu Adamu Alhaji, psc immediately deployed the Command’s machineries and augment the strength of the operatives attached to Song Division and Vigilantes. The Suspects in an attempt to escape fired sporadically to scare our Men,but when fire was returned ,One of the Kidnappers was neutralized and the kidnapped victim was rescued unharmed.”
“The Commissioner of Police, commended DPO, Song and members of Vigilantes for their resilience, directs them to sustain the tempo and go after the fleeing Suspects.”
” The Command, while reassuring of it’s commitment to protecting lives and property, Calls on members of the public to continue reporting to police any suspicious character around their neighborhood.”