The Bauchi State Police Command foiled a kidnap attempt a few days ago, rescued a kidnap victim and arrested some suspected kidnappers, who raped a woman in front of her husband after which they threatened to kidnap his mother.
According to a statement dated January 4th and signed by spokesperson of the command, SP Haruna Mohammed, on January 1st, 2017 at about 8.p.m, following intelligence report, Police detectives attached Ganjuwa Division in collaboration with vigilante group arrested the following suspected kidnappers and rapists:
The suspects, all men from Mada Dutsen Kura hamlet in Yali Ward of Ganjuwa LGA, had on the November 28, 2016, at about 00:00hrs, armed with cutlasses and sticks stormed the residence of one Abubakar Mohammed, and had unlawful carnal knowledge with his wife after which they threatened to kidnap his mother.
Complainant gave them sum of Thirty Five Thousand Naira (N35,000) and pleaded with them not to kidnap his mother but they seized his motorcycle receipt as collateral pending when he pay outstanding ransom of One Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira (n120,000).
Exhibits recovered from them include two cutlasses and motorcycle receipts seized from the complainant.
Meanwhile, all the suspects voluntarily confessed to the crime and case under investigation after which they would be charged to Court for prosecution.