Bauchi Police Strike Kidnappers’ Dens, Eliminate Gang Members, Nab Others
In an ongoing effort to stem the kidnapping activities in the state, the Command conducted another Joint Operation (JTF) in Alkaleri LGA of Bauchi.
On the eve of the new year, the Operatives attached to the Command in conjunction with other sister security agencies strike kidnappers/bandits’ hideouts at Dajin Madam and Yankari’s thick forests. During the daring operation, several bandits were neutralized and dislodged from their enclaves, while the remaining sprinted in disarray into the deep forest with possible bullet wounds. In the same vein, the troops sustain patrol and clearance operations around the thick forests to arrest the fleeing suspects. Consequently, two (2) Ak47 rifles were recovered during the operation.
Furthermore, the Command is recording unprecedented success in the fight against the kidnapping menace in the state, as unrelenting Police Operations in the affected areas hugely impacted the kidnapping activities, thereby denying the kidnappers/bandits a breathing space to carry out their nefarious activities at Rimi, Magama Bagwas, Mansur, Pali and Yalo villages.
In another development, two suspects were arrested on the 27th of December, 2022 at about 1600hrs by the Operatives attached to the Command Anti-Kidnapping unit based 4, following credible intelligence available at their disposals.
The suspect Adamu Mohammed ‘m’ 33yrs was arrested alongside his accomplice Datti Alh. Bulama (AKA Dattuwa) 35yrs all ‘m’ of maimadi ward via Pali district.
Investigation revealed that the principal suspect (Adamu Muhammad) confessed to having participated in kidnapping activities in Kaltanga village where they kidnapped four (4) people and camped them at Yankari Forest for about five (5) days until the sum of twenty million nairas (20,000.000) was paid as ransom. Out of which, the sum of thirty thousand nairas (30,000) was given to him as his share of the proceed of the crime.
The investigation is in progress after which the suspects will be charged to court for prosecution.
While commending the efforts of the operatives, the Commissioner of Police CP Aminu Alhassan psc(+) reiterates the readiness of the Command to synergistically operate with other sister security agencies towards improving the security disposition of the State, he equally calls on the members of the public to always inform the command of the whereabouts of criminal merchants and their hideouts, especially those on the run with suspected bullet wounds to report to the nearest Police Station.
ARREST OF CULPABLE HOMICIDE
Again, operatives of the Command arrested Idriss Baba Saje ‘m’ aged 32yrs of Dass LGA of Bauchi State.
On 01/01/2023 at about 0130HRS, the Patrol team attached to the Command’s Quick Intervention Unit (QIU) while on routine patrol at Bayan Gari Area, received a distress call that one Idriss Baba Saje had an altercation that led to a physical confrontation with the Manager of Liberty Hotel Bayan Gari, while Yunusa Garba (Deceased) ‘m’ aged 25yrs of Gwallaga Area Bauchi who came to intervene was stabbed by the suspect idriss baba saje with a sharped object on his chest, as a result, he sustained injuries. On receiving the information, the aforementioned patrol team swiftly visited the scene and rushed the victim to Bauchi Specialist Hospital for medical treatment, but certified dead by the medical doctor.
The suspect was arrested and he confessed to the crime, the Commissioner of Police CP Aminu Alhassan psc(+) directed that the suspect be immediately charged to court on completion of the investigation.
SP Ahmed Mohammed Wakil, Anipr
Police Public Relations Officer,
For: Commissioner of Police,
Bauchi State Command.
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