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News:- Police Kill Three Suspected Kidnappers In Taraba

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The Police Command in Taraba on Thursday said it had
killed three suspected kidnappers who had been terrorising
residents around Bali and Takum Local Government Areas
of the state.
The Commissioner of Police in the state Mr David
Akinremi disclosed this in a statement in Jalingo on
Thurday.
Akinremi said that officers of the command attached to
Bali Division, acting on intelligence, stormed the hideout of
a gang of kidnappers on Wednesday, where three of them
were shot dead.
“The criminal gang has terrorised and kidnapped a number
of persons around Bali and Takum LGAs of the state, using
a camp in Garuwa village in Bali to keep their victims.
“In this encounter, they fell to the superior firepower of our
operatives in a shootout. Three members of the gang died
in the shootout while others escaped with gunshot injuries.
“One AK 47 rifle with 10 rounds of ammunition, one single
barrel rifle with 5 live cartridges and some criminal
charms were recovered from the bandits,” he said.
The commissioner added that clothing suspected to
belong to some of their victims were also recovered.
Akinremi urged members of the public to report any
persons with bullet injuries to the nearest police station for
possible arrest and prosecution.
The police commissioner appreciated residents of Taraba
for their continued support for the crime fighting efforts of
the police.
(NAN)

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