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Police rescue toddler from kidnappers’ den in Yobe

The Yobe State Police Command has rescued a toddler from kidnappers’ den and apprehended the gang leader. The Public Relations Officer of the command, DSP…

The Yobe State Police Command has rescued a toddler from kidnappers’ den and apprehended the gang leader.

The Public Relations Officer of the command, DSP Dungus Abdulkareem, who stated this in a statement, said the toddler was rescued by the personnel from Gujba Divisional Police Headquarters, while responding to a distress call.

According to him, the incident happened when armed men intruded into the victim’s resident at Bungai Village, Buni Yadi, Gujba LGA, shooting with bow and arrow and firing guns, threatening the inhabitants and forcefully whisked away the 3-year-old victim, Adamu Sani, to an unknown destination.

The PPRO said in the course of intensive Intelligent led operations and in collaboration with vigilante group, the kidnappers’ den was discovered in Buni Yadi Town and was raided.

He said during the raid, the gang leader, one Yau Usman was arrested in custody of the toddler, whilst other members of the syndicate fled the scene.

He said the victim was rushed to the hospital and that the suspect had been relocated to the state CID for discrete investigation.

 

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