The Bauchi State Police Command says it has, in collaboration with local hunters, arrested seven notorious kidnap syndicates terrorising communities in Alkaleri Local Government Area of the state.
The command arrested the suspected kidnappers during a raid on some black spots in Babarko village of Pali district, and Yalo Karekare Digare Gwana villages.
The suspects were identified as Isah Gambo ‘m’ 25, Hamza Ali ‘m’ 26, Ali Isyaku ‘m’ 27, and Danlami Isyaku ‘m’ 30.
Others were; Abubakar Isyaku ‘m’ 25, Adamu Alh, Lado ‘m’ 30 and Usman Dan Asibi, 30, all from Mansur and Papa Yalo villages.
Exhibits recovered from them include a locally-made revolver pistol, AK-47 rifle, fabricated pistol, and one pump action.
Their arrest was disclosed in a statement made available to journalists by the Spokesman of the command, SP Ahmed Mohammed Wakil.
According to the statement, an investigation carried out by the Police revealed that the suspects were the notorious kidnappers terrorizing the Alkaleri community.
The suspects were said to have confessed to their crimes.
The statement further reads that a discreet Investigation has been launched, after which they will be charged to court for prosecution.