Police Dislodged Remnant Of Kidnappers/Bandit’s Enclaves In Bauchi

The Bauchi State Police Command has recorded unprecedented successes in its different daring operations across the state aimed at dislodging the remnant of kidnappers/bandit’s enclaves.

Addressing the media on Monday, 24th July 2023, the Bauchi State Police Commissioner, CP Auwal Musa Muhammad said that the command sustained its operations acted on actionable intelligence, and continually emplace strategies that are potent enough to deal with the emerging trends of crime and criminality which resulted in tremendous achievements within the month under review.

“In one of the successful operations carried out between July 17th to 20th, the Operatives rescued 10 victims of kidnapping unhurt and reunited them with their families. Similarly, the Command acted on credible intelligence and stormed bandits’ enclaves at about 0330hrs in Ningi LGA, but the terrorists took to their heels upon sighting the Police Operatives, the CP said.

He further said that the Police Operatives in conjunction with the hunters a.k.a Ali quara, on a routine patrol in Dutsen siddi, Zanya, Zori, Kafin gora, Dukutu, Runu, Kwapto, Gwari, Rafin Gora, jimi and Bura District all in Ningi LGA, attacked the hoodlums and neutralized two of the armed kidnappers and arrested one other, while the remaining terrorists were subdued during a gun duel with our team.

“This forced them to scamper in disarray into the nearest bushes with possible bullet wounds.

“Nevertheless, efforts had been intensified to trail and apprehend them to face the wrath of the law.

“In addition, the Command swiftly consolidate the gains of the overwhelming enthusiasm and support of the citizens in the State, carried out a series and sustained operations in collaboration with the quasi-security outfit (Professional Hunters) Randomly Raided identified black sports, kidnappers Den at Babarko village Via Pali District and Yalo Karekare Digare PAPA village Via Gwana District.

“Sequel to the unending and relentless commitment of the Command to tackling all forms of crime and criminality in the State, the Command, therefore, directed all tactical commanders to embark on aggressive visibility Patrol/Community Policing engagement which is yielding positive results;

“From 10/07/2023 to 13/07/2023 Detectives attached to Alkaleri Divisional Police headquarters in collaboration with professional hunters randomly raided some identified black spots at Babarko village via Pali district and Yalo Karekare Digare villages Gwana villages and arrested seven (7) notorious kidnappers syndicate namely; Isah Gambo ‘m’ 25yrs old; Hamza Ali ‘m’ 26yrs old; Ali Isyaku ‘m’ 27 yrs old; Danlami Isyaku ‘m’ 30yrs old; Abubakar Isyaku ‘m’ 25yrs old; Adamu Alh. Lado ‘m’ 30yrs old; Usman Dan Asibi AKA Na Mansur 30yrs old all of Mansur and Papa Yalo villages.

He further said that preliminary investigation uncovered that the aforementioned suspects are the notorious kidnappers terrorizing the Alkaleri community & beyond.

“Raids and Searches were conducted at their various hideouts and the following calibers of prohibited firearms were recovered; One locally-made revolver pistol; One locally-made AK-47 rifle; One locally-made fabricated pistol; One locally-made pump action.

“During interrogation, the suspects confessed to the commission of the crime and more. A discreet Investigation has been launched after which the suspects will be charged to court for prosecution of the established Offences accordingly.

“It is therefore imperative to note that we remain resolute, relentless, and fearless in carrying out our constitutional mandate to ensure a conducive atmosphere persists in Bauchi State.

“I wish to thank the good citizens and the State Government for their unwavering efforts towards assisting the Police and other security Agencies in the optimum fight against criminality within and outside the State.

The Police Commissioner warned thugs aka Sara-Suka and any other disgruntled elements intending to cause any form of violence or disturbance of public peace to have a rethink or desist as we are fully prepared and battle ready to deal with them decisively to ensure safety and security in the State.

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