Friday, June 2, 2023

Police Foil Kidnap Attempt, Kill Two In Bauchi

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Two suspected kidnappers have been killed by the police during a fierce gun battle in Ningi Local Government Area of Bauchi State.

The spokesman of the Bauchi State Police Command, Ahmed Wakil, a Superintendent of Police, disclosed this in a media statement made available to journalists in the state on Sunday.

He said the kidnappers stormed the house of one Alhaji Abdulhamid Muhammad at Rafin Cora in Ningi LGA and tried to abduct his 28-year-old son.

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According to him, the kidnappers shot the victim multiple times in his abdomen after he resisted their attempt to abduct him.

Following reports made available to the police, they engaged the kidnappers in a gun battle causing them to scamper for safety with gunshot wounds.

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Narrating the incident, Wakil said, “On March 3, 2023, credible intelligence revealed to the command that, on the same date at about 1am, some unknown gunmen invaded the residence of Alhaji Abdulhamid Muhammad at Rafin Cora village via Ningi LGA in an attempt to kidnap his son, one Usman Abdulhamid, age 28 years.

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