Two Taraba Kidnappers Apprehended By Police in Adamawa

By Dominic Yohanna

Two young men from Taraba state who crossed neighbouring Adamawa to perpetuate kidnapping have confessed to killing a particular victim after collecting money to feed Him.

The suspects have similarly owned up to insisting on being paid N10 million ransom even as they knew that the best they could do was to present the lifeless body of their victim.

The Adamawa state police command which disclosed this on Friday, explained that the suspects had been fast in collecting feeding money from the parents of their victim while they waited for the parents to raise ransom money.

The command, in the statement signed by police public relations officer, SP Suleiman Nguroje, said that on Wednesday, it received a report from Edwin Eze, a resident of Tudun Wada in Ganye Local Government Area, that on the night of the same date, Kidnappers invaded his house and took away his 6-year-old son, Eboka Edwin.

According to the command, the kidnappers later called on phone and demanded N10 million as ransom, which became additional to the sum of N152,000, they received from Eze for the feeding of his son.

It added that the team swung into action and arrested two suspects: Muktar Mohammed, aged 20 years, and Hussein Suleiman, also aged 20 years, both residents of Bashin Village, Yoro Local Government Area of Taraba state.

The command said the state police commissioner commiserates with the bereaved family on the unfortunate incident and reaffirms the commitment to combating all forms of crime.

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