Operatives attached to the Gombi Divisional Police Headquarters.of Adamawa State have foiled an organised plan to kidnap a popular businessman in Jangra Village area, Gideon Bitrus.
A statement by the state police Public Relations Officer, SP Sulieman Nguroje says the operation was carried out in a sustained effort with Hunters of Sarki Baka Gombi area of the state.
The statement indicates that the suspects, a five-man gang were engaged in a Gun duel, leading to the arrest of one while others escaped with Bullet Wounds.
SP Nguroje explained that One Locally made Pistol, Three Cartridges, Cash Sum of Two Thousand Seven Hundred naira, Charms among Other items were recovered from the suspects
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of police , Adamawa command, CP Babatola Afolabi has commended the DPO Gombi, his men and the Hunters for the gallantry performance displayed which resulted in Crime Prevention and also directed them to sustain the tempo as a strategy for Crime Fighting .
He called on the populace to always inform the police of the whereabouts of Criminals and their hideouts, especially those Seen treating bullet Wounds.
CP Afolabi equally assured the Government and the people of Adamawa state, of sustained effort of the police in protecting lives and property of the citizens.