Adamawa State Police Command has arrested arrested 14 suspected notorious kidnappers terrorising residents of the state.

Spokesperson of the police in the state, DSP Sulaiman Nguroje, who disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday, August 17, in Yola, said that the arrest followed credible information from reliable sources.

"The Operatives of Adamawa state police Command attached to SIB have recorded another breakthrough by apprehending a syndicate of fourteen notorious kidnappers terrorising innocent citizens. The suspects were all arrested at their various hideouts following a credible information from a reliable source," Nguroje stated. 

He gave the names of the suspects as Sanda Buba,33, resident of Bausman village, Chigari in Fufore LGA, Aliyu Abubakar, 34, resident of Yolde Pate,Yola south LGA, Ashiru Sarkin Yamma, 25, resident of no fixed address,Tukur Hammadu, 35, of Yolde Pate, Yola south, Abdul Isa, 35, from samunaka in Yola South LGA, and Idris Musa, 27, of Malabu, Fufore LGA.

Others are Samaila Garba, 25, a resident of Bunga, Malabu district, Fufore LGA, Mumini Idirisu, 25, of Bunga, Malabu district, Fufore LGA, Abubakar Yau, 30, of Sabongari, Jada LGA, Adamu Hussein, 25, of Budzu, Kojoli Village,Jada LGA, Martins Haruna, 24, of Budzu, Kojoli Village, Jada LGA, Shehu Abubakar, 30, of Budzu, Kojoli Village, Jada LGA, Bamanga Ali, 30, of Budzu, Kojoli Village, Jada LGA, and Nuvalga Musa, 33, a resident of Budzu, Kojoli Village, Jada LGA.

The PPRO said investigation led to the recovery of 18 handset with 23 sim cards of different networks.

"The suspects had confessed during interrogation of kidnapping Alhaji Sale Idi of Farang in Fufore LGA, Ya'u Adamu of Ganye town and Jones Hayatu of Kojoli Village, Jada Local Government Areas respectively and collected huge amount of money as ransom," he added.

The Commissioner of Police, CP Aliyu Adamu Alhaji, commended the officer in charge of SIB and his men for making it difficult for such criminals escape arrest.

The CP further called on members of the public to continue in giving credible information regarding any person of suspicious character around their neighborhood to police.

He further directed for discreet investigation into the matter, and assured that the suspects will be prosecuted accordingly.