in

Police kill three suspected kidnappers in Taraba State

The Police Command in Taraba has earlier today said it had killed three suspected kidnappers who had been terrorising residents around Bali and Takum Local Government Areas of the state.

Police kill three suspected kidnappers in Taraba State lailasnews


This was made known in a statement released by the state’s Commissioner of Police, Mr David Akinremi.

The Commissioner revealed that officers of the command attached to Bali Division, acting on intelligence, stormed the hideout of a gang of kidnappers, where three of them were shot dead. He said;

“The criminal gang has terrorised and kidnapped a number of persons around Bali and Takum LGAs of the state, using a camp in Garuwa village in Bali to keep their victims.

“In this encounter, they fell to the superior firepower of our operatives in a shootout. Three members of the gang died in the shootout while others escaped with gunshot injuries.

“One AK 47 rifle with 10 rounds of ammunition, one single barrel rifle with 5 live cartridges and some criminal charms were recovered from the bandits,”

The commissioner added that clothing suspected to belong to some of their victims were also recovered.

READ ALSO!
Police rescue kidnapped doctor in Abia, arrest one suspect

Akinremi urged members of the public to report any persons with bullet injuries to the nearest police station for possible arrest and prosecution.

The police commissioner appreciated residents of Taraba for their continued support for the crime fighting efforts of the police.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Pastor’s wife arrested for faking her own kidnap and demanding ransom lailasnews

Pastor’s wife arrested for faking her own kidnap and demanding ransom

World Cup 2018- Russia vs Saudi Arabia starting line-ups Lailasnews

World Cup 2018: Russia vs Saudi Arabia starting line-ups