Police uncover armoury of kidnappers in Bauchi


Police uncover armoury of kidnappers in Bauchi

Story from Ahmad SAKA, Bauchi

Bauchi State Police Command has uncovered the armoury of suspected kidnappers and recovered arms and ammunitions in its recent sustained operations, which in recent days recorded a tremendous success by denying the miscreants a breathing space to carry out their nefarious activities in the state.

Police Public Relations Officer, SP Mohammed Ahmed Wakil, stated this in a statement he distributed to reporters in Bauchi.

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He said: “Operatives attached to the command acted on credible intelligence and uncovered an armoury of suspected kidnappers.

“On the 22nd January 2023, a patrol team attached to Liman Katagum Divisional Police headquarters led by the DPO while on patrol around the Tudun Wada area of Liman Katagum, Bauchi LGA uncovered an underground armory, and the following items were recovered: Three (3) AK47 rifles, One (1) LAR rifle, Forty-nine (49) rounds of 7.62mm ammunition, Nine (9) AK47 magazines, One (1) pair of army camouflage jacket, One (1) pair of Police camouflage trousers”.

While commending the operatives, the Commissioner of Police (CP), Aminu Alhassan, ordered round-the-clock surveillance around the area in a bid to arrest the miscreants.