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Nigeria Army Troops Arrest Suspected Kidnappers In Bauchi



​Nigerians, troops of 33 Brigade Nigerian Army, deployed at Forward Operation Base (FOB) Toro, Toro Local Government Area (LGA) of Bauchi State, Thursday, arrested 2 suspected kidnappers; Dayibu Abdullahi and Nasiru Adamu at Badiko village along Gumau road, Toro LGA, Bauchi State.

A statement by the Acting Director Army Public Relations, Colonel Sani Usman, said the “Troops also recovered a bag containing the sum of Four Hundred and Thirty Nine Thousand Naira (N439,000.00k) and some personal items from the suspects. Preliminary investigation shows that the amount was their share from a paid ransom of a recent kidnap incident.

“In a related development, troops deployed at “Kano 2” checkpoint near Durum, in Bauchi LGA, of the same unit, also arrested a suspected armed bandit named Adamu Saleh who was found to be in possession of 8 rounds of 7.62mm (Special), 2 mobile telephone handsets and local charms.

“All the suspects are being interrogated further before their eventual handing over to other relevant security agencies.”

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