Yobe State Police Command has busted a kidnapping syndicate where they arrested a kidnapper kingpin who had been terrorizing communities in some parts of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states.
This was disclosed in a Press Release issued by the Police Public Relations Officer, Yobe State Command, DSP Dungus Abdulkarim in Damaturu.
Police detectives from crack squad Damaturu acting on credible and actionable intelligence trailed and arrested Jobdi Muhammadu aged 42years, a nomadic herder while planning for an operation to kidnap someone from Buni Yadi community of Gujba local government area of the state.
Police said at the time of the arrest the suspect was found in possession of a loaded AK47 rifle. However, efforts are ongoing to apprehend other fleeing members of the syndicate.
According to the statement, the Commissioner of Police, Haruna G. Garba appreciates the cooperation and support of the Yobe State Government in ensuring security and safety of lives and properties in the state.
The CP therefore urges citizens to continue to support the command by providing useful and credible information at all times.