May 24, 2018

Three children kidnapped from their home in Bauchi

Three children kidnapped from their home in Bauchi

The police in Bauchi State have arrested two members of a kidnap gang which abducted three children from their father’s house in the Ganjuwa Local Government Area of the state.

Our correspondent learnt that the two suspects — Adamu Mohammed, 20, and 51-year-old Ahmadu Baushe — were apprehended on Thursday around 6pm by police detectives attached to the state Anti-Kidnapping Unit.

It was gathered that the suspects, alongside others, whose identities could not yet be obtained, stormed the residence of one Alhaji Mohammed Adam at Firo Village in the Ganjuwa LGA and abducted his three children.

The abduction took place around 4am on Thursday.

However, while the kidnappers were reportedly discussing ransom with the children’s relations on the telephone, the police swooped on them, acting on an intelligence report, and arrested the two suspects, while others fled. Read more 

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