No fewer than five Cameroonians were arrested by operatives of the Adamawa State Police Command for attempting to kidnap one Emmanuel Ebe, who resides in Jambutu, Yola-North LGA.
This was disclosed in a statement by the state Police Public Relations Officer, SP Suleiman Nguroje, on Saturday in Yola, who said the police shattered the plans of the illegal immigrants following reliable information received from a good Samaritan.
The suspects, according to Nguroje, include; Chubrandom Safinga, 30; Ibrahim Tala, 32; Ngosso Ndjombe, 28; Mmai Rostand, 32; and Nossu Ngambewo Ricky 27.
The police spokesperson said, “The command Operatives attached to State Intelligence Bureau in sustained effort foiled an organised crime to kidnap one Emmanuel Ebel a resident of Jambutu, Yola North Local Government Area.
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“The command upon receiving the information designed a security ring around the target and luckily engaged the suspected kidnappers.”
Furthermore, Nguroje said “all illegal immigrants from the neighboring Cameroon Republic were arrested 20 minutes before implementing their organised crime.
“The Commissioner of Police, CP Sikiru Akande, while commending OC SIB and his men for gallantry performance and professional conduct displayed leading to their arrest, also directs them to sustain the tempo as a strategy for crime prevention.”
The commissioner urged residents to always inform the police of the whereabouts of criminals and their accomplices, Nguroje added.
He equally assured the government and good people of Adamawa State of sustained effort of the police in protecting lives and property of the citizens.