Police officer arrested in Adamawa for kidnapping


A non-commissioned Police Officer, Abdulrazaq Dahiru has been arrested by the Adamawa State Police over the kidnap of some residents of the state.

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The sergeant who was paraded before newsmen alongside 70 other suspected kidnappers, armed robbers and rapists, is currently undergoing interrogation.


The state police commissioner, Audu Madaki who confirmed the arrest said;


“The suspects had conspired and kidnapped people in parts of the state and collected three point eight million naira (N3.8m) as ransom.

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“That on the 08/ 03/ 2020, while interrogating the apprehended kidnappers, one among them confessed to having been romancing with the NCO, Sgt. Abdulrazaq Dahiru.

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‘’The Command apprehended the NCO and he is now undergoing interrogations.”


It was further gathered that the police officer supplied the kidnappers nine live ammunition which facilitated their criminal activities on three different occassions. 13 AK 47 Rifles, 761 rounds of live ammunition, 18 magazines and five locally made pistols were also recovered from the suspects.

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