3 arrested in Adamawa For Extortion, Threat to Life


The Adamawa State police command says it has apprehended 3 suspects including a female for extorting unsuspecting citizens and threat to life.

A statement signed and made available to the lolice image maker, DSP Suleiman Nguroje said the suspects, Suleimam Adamu, a resident of Alkali street of Demsawo ward in Yola north local government, Abdullahi Ayuba reaisent of Ghana street Bekaji and Zainab Ahondu resident of Jalingo were apprehended at their various hideouts at Viniklang and Doubeli in Girei and Yola North local government Areas following report received and intense search by the Police Detectives attached to State intelligence Bureau.

According to the statement, Investigations so far revealed that the suspects always extort their victims upon text messages threatening to kidnap them if certain amount is not paid.

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“The Commissioner Police CP Aliyu Adamu Alhaji while commending OC SIB and his men for making it difficult for those criminals to escape arrest , equally directs further investigations into the case to bring up more Human and Material evidences for proper prosecution.

“Meanwhile, as part of efforts at tackling Criminal activities and other related offences the CP, working in concert to deepen intelligence and strengthen security in the State directed Anti Kidnapping unit of the Command to go after these criminals everywhere within the State, equally calls on people to always report any suspicious movement around their neighborhoods to police,” the statement reads.

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