Police Operatives Gun Down 6 Suspected Kidnappers, Recover Millions of Naira

Police operatives attached to Bauchi State Command, in a joint operation with local hunter groups, have successfully neutralised six suspected kidnappers who hav been terrorising communities in Ningi Local Government Area of the state.

The operation also reportedly led to recovery of N4,580,000 from the kidnappers’ hideout.

Bauchi State Commissioner of Police, Auwal Musa Mohammed, revealed these developments at a press conference held in Ningi LGA on Wednesday.

He said the suspects in question were allegedly responsible for the deaths of over eight individuals, including two traditional rulers, in the Kada and Gamiji communities of Burra District, Ningi, in July 2023.

He recounted the July incident, stating: “You may recall that in July 2023, eight people, including the traditional rulers of Kada and Gamji villages in Ningi Local Government Area, were killed, and other residents were kidnapped to unknown destinations.”