Thursday, 8 September 2016

Bauchi police nab 56 kidnappers, rescue 28

The Bauchi State POLICE Command has arrested 56 persons including four women suspected to be kidnappers and rescued 28 other people who had been abducted.

 This is as the command also arrested 15 suspected armed robbers across the state all within the last 21 days.

The command also arrested a  suspected rapist, five cattle rustlers and 14 suspected Indian hemp dealers in the Dass, Alkaleri, Soro, Tafawa Balewa, Toro and Gumau axes of the state.


The Commissioner of Police, Haliru Gwandu, who made the disclosure told reporters at a media briefing at the Command’s Headquarters in Bauchi that, 81 of the suspects had been charged to court while the remaining 15 were still under investigation.
He said 28 hostages were rescued and also 231 cows, 37 sheep, one camel, one Ak 47 rifle with beach no. 1985PD7242, three fabricated guns, one single barrel, one locally-made pistol were recovered.
He added that one empty Ak 47 magazine, one 7.62mm long ammunition, four cartridges, 11 cutlasses and three bows and arrows in quivers, three vehicles and 21 motorcycles  were also recovered from the suspects.

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