Gunmen kill policemen, abduct 7 in Adamawa

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

Dahiru while fielding questions from newsmen in Gyela said that the incident occurred along Mubi – Gyela road.

According to him “Kidnappers have terrorised our communities on a daily basis and they kidnap people at will in broad day and night.

“They killed two policemen who were on patrol along Mubi – Gyela road. 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 Nigeria – Cameroon border.

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

Meanwhile, DSP Sulaiman Nguruje, Spokesman, Adamawa Police Command, confirmed the incident while adding that a team of security operatives were deployed to comb the area.

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