Operatives of the Adamawa State Police Command have apprehended four suspects for allegedly abducting some people and extorting money from others.
The Police Command which disclosed this in a statement to newsmen Wednesday, said it recovered N86,000 cash, three single barrel guns, threat letters, handsets and SIM cards from the suspects.
“On the 9/4/2021 and 11/4/2021 the Operatives of the Command attached to Gombi Division, received Complaint from two residents of Wuro Garba and Lugga villages of Hong Local Government Area that they received separate letters threatening them to pay a Million Naira each or risk being kidnapped,” the police statement said.
The statement which was signed by Police Pubic Reactions Officer, Suleiman Nguroje, added that investigation led to the arrest of Adoneja Dauda, 30 years and resident of Hubbare village, Maiha Local Government Area as a prime suspect that sent threat letters to extort the innocent people.
According to the statement, prior to his arrest, the suspect extorted the sum of N150,000 from one Alhaji Dauda Hassan, a resident of Barkaji village, Hong Local Government Area with intimidation to Kidnap him.
The Adamawa Police Command also disclosed that it apprehended three other people, namely; Miss Daisy, 26 years, Manu Hussaini, 25 and Hamadu Bellow, 22, all residents of Garwayel village, Hong, Hong Local Government Area over kidnapping.
“The suspects sometimes in the month of March, 2021 kidnapped Alhaji Yahaya Buba, Alhaji Sure and Alhaji Muhammed Bello all of Konto Village, Gombi local government area, ” the command disclosed.
It said the state Commissioner of Police, Alhaji Adamu Alhaji, commended officers and men of Gombi Division for reclaiming the public space and making it difficult for criminals to escape arrest.
It said the commissioner had directed that the suspects be arraigned in court upon completion of investigations.