POLICE NAB SUSPECTED KIDNAPPER, ARMS, AMMUNITIONS RECOVERED
The Police patrol team in collaboration with Vigilante and Hunters group intercepted two suspects at Tudun Kwaya village of Billiri LGA one Sani Shehu (Male) aged 25yrs and Mohammed Sani Adamu aged 23yrs both (Male) from Dukku LGA of Gombe State, enroute their secret rendezvous at Yankari forest.
On interrogation, the suspects confessed to be members of a kidnapping syndicate terrorising Pindiga, Akko LGA.
During preliminary investigation, the kingpin one Sani Shehu led the operatives to where they hid their weapons, one AK-47 rifle, two magazines loaded with eighteen (18) rounds of live ammunition, One fabricated sterling rifle, a locally made revolver pistol with a pair of Army camouflage uniform were confiscated from the forest.
Later the said Sani Shehu who attempted to escape was hit by a bullet was rushed to General Hospital Kashere where he was certified dead by a medical doctor while receiving treatment. The corpse was deposited at the mortuary for autopsy.