Five man gang of Cameroonian kidnappers arrested in Adamawa
The Adamawa State Police Command said it has foiled an attempt to kidnap a local businessman and arrested a gang of Cameroonian kidnappers in the Jambutu area of the state.
This was disclosed in a statement by the Command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Suleiman Yahaya Nguroji.
Nguroji disclosed that operatives attached to the State Intelligence Bureau (SIB) foiled an attempt to kidnap Emmanuel Ebel, a resident of Jambutu in Yola North Local Government Area on January 26, 2023
According to the statement, the operatives, after a tip-off, designed a security ring around the target leading to the arrest of the five-man kidnap gang, identified as Chubrandom Nana Safinga, 30, Ibrahim Tala, 32, Ngosso Ndjombe, 28, Mmai Bmie Rostand, 32 and Nossu Ngambewo Ricky, 27.
The suspects were all from nearby Cameroon Republic and were all residents of Douala Except Safinga, who lived in Yaounde.
The suspects, all of whom were illegal immigrants, were arrested 20 minutes before committing their crimes.
Commissioner of Police S.K. Akande who commended the SIB operatives for their gallantry called on the public to workFive-mane police to flush out criminal elements in society.