Parading the suspects at the Law enforcement headquarters, Maiduguri, the Borno condition capital Monday night, the Police Office. Mr. Damain Chukwu said "on 13th December, 2018 at about 02; 00 hours one Usman Hassan of Tugs village of Damboa local government area was kidnapped".
" On 17 Dec, 2018, at about 20: 10 hrs, information reached DPO Askira Uba of the kidnap, I mobilized workers and the Civilian JTF moved to the particular victim's house and laid wait on the date the kidnappers reached collect the ransom of N21 million from the relatives".
"One Usman Abdul took the authorities to to their hideouts, where 2 other suspected were arrested as well as the victim rescued. One Musa Haruna in whose house the plan had been hatched, was equally arrested, inch Chukwu said.
Chukwu further said that some relatives from the victim who sustained serious accidents during the rescue operation are currently getting treatment at General Hospital, Mubi in Adamawa.
The particular CP added that all the potential foods confessed to the crime during initial investigations and claimed that they arranged the the kidnap to get back again their 47 cows and 83 sheep earlier stolen.
" Exhibits recovered from the kidnappers includes, one AK 47 gun, 30 pices of live ammunitions, one locally made single barrel or clip gun SNF Barrera pistol along with 2 pieces of live ammunitions, inch Chukwu said.
This individual also explained that the command continues to be on trail of fleeing potential foods, while the arrested suspects will quickly be charged to court.
The Police Boss called over the general public to be wary of the new craze and be vigilant, and as well report any kind of suspicious movement and objects.
In a related development, 248 bags of Indian hemp really worth over N68 million intercepted upon 20th August, 2014 was ruined in compliance of the the courtroom order.
He mentioned, " On December 20th, 2014 at about 20: 18 hours, carrying out a tip-off, a truck suspected to be offerring a large quantity of dried weeds thought to be Indian hemp, was blocked by operatives of the FSARS within Ngomari/Jimyilo general area. "
According to him, on sighting the police. The driver of truck, a single Mr. innocent jumped out plus abandoned the truck with the consigment, while a persenger, one Kols Aladejobi was apprehended.
" A total of 248 hand bags each containing 20 percells from the substance was found neatly loaded in the vehicle covered with Mozzarella cheese Balls to evade detection whilst being conveyed from Edo condition to a customer in. Maiduguri, inch the CP further explained.
He disclosed also that law enforcement recovered a stolen vehicle along with Abuja AF 238 MDS that was intercepted and impounded in Maiduguri metropolis on 18th December, 2018 from the occupant, Bilal Babayola associated with Federal Lowcost, Maiduguri. she stated to have bought the car from one Abdulkadir in Kaduna.
Throughout investigations and scrutiny of the vehicle's particulars which bears the name of 1 Mrs Abigal Charles of FCT Abuja, Mr Chukwu said the girl phone number was found and when approached, she confirmed that the vehicle had been stolen from her sometimes within September, 2018..
This individual said investigation has been intensified with regard to possible arrest of other potential foods at large while the stolen vehicle is going to be released to the owner on creation of genuine proof.