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Kidnappers kill 2 policemen, abduct 7 persons in Adamawa LG

Ahmadu Dahiru, Chairman, Transition Administration, Mubi South Local Government of Adamawa, on Saturday said suspected kidnappers had killed two policemen and abducted seven people in the area.

Dahiru told newsmen in Gyela that the incident occurred along Mubi-Gyela Road last Tuesday.

He said, “Kidnappers have been terrorizing our communities on a daily basis and they kidnap people at will, both in broad daylight and at night.

“They killed two policemen last Tuesday, who were on patrol along Mubi-Gyela road.

“As I’m talking to you, three days ago they abducted five people in Kwaja and two in Sauda village,” Dahiru said.

He said that the kidnappers were hiding on top of some hills along the Nigeria–Cameroon border.

Dahiru said that the communities have lost millions of naira to kidnappers in ransoms.

DSP Sulaiman Nguruje, Spokesman, Adamawa State Police Command, confirmed the incident saying that a team of security operatives have been deployed to comb the area.

He appealed to the people of the state to report any suspicious and strange character to the nearest security outpost.

Agency Reports.

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