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Kidnappers, cattle rustlers arrested in Bauchi


The Bauchi State Police Command has arrested four gangs of kidnappers and cattle rustlers ‎in Dass Council of the state.Briefing newsmen yesterday, the command Public Relations Officer, Kamal Datti, a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), said four victims were also rescued from the kidnappers, including a nursing mother.

The suspected kidnappers include Buba Maikudi, 26; Ishaka Muhammadu, 19; Ibrahim Isa, 23; and Buba Sale, 40.He said apart from kidnapping, the suspects also robbed their victims and took away 72 cows valued at N800, 000.

Those allegedly kidnapped were Ya’u Sale, 26; Musa Hassan, 23; Da”u Hassan, 20; and Binta Mohammed, 17, along with her four-month-old baby.Datti disclosed that the suspects demand N500, 000 ransom for the release of Binta, who was, however, rescued alive and rushed to the hospital for treatment and medical observations.

He said items recovered from the suspects include 30 cows, 10 sheep, one Dane gun, two cutlasses and a charm.The command spokesman said during the week under review, the command arrested three vehicles and four motorcycle snatchers in the state, adding that all the cases are under investigation, after which the suspects would be charged to court, if found culpable.He called on the public to report any suspicion movement in their areas to the Police for prompt action.

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