Police foil attempted kidnap of travellers on Kaduna-Abuja highway

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Banditry: Police foil attempted kidnap of travellers on Kaduna-Abuja highway

An attempted kidnap of travellers along Kaduna-Abuja highway has been foiled by the police. 

 

Spokesperson of the police command in Kaduna State, Mohammed Jalige disclosed this in a statement on Thursday November 11. 

 

Jalige said the state’s Commissioner of Police, Mudashiru Abdullahi while on a tour of duty along the highway intercepted “a large group of marauding bandits on a heinous mission around Alheri Camp.”

 

The bandits were reportedly chased into the forest with tactical firepower. The police spokesperson said; 

 

“The Commissioner on sighting the bandits led his officers and men to chase the bandits into the forest with tactical firepower.

“As a result, they escaped into the forest with bullets wounds.”

 

Jalige said the precision exhibited by the officers during the encounter is exemplary and serves as a morale booster for other operatives to restore public confidence, in line with the mandate of Inspector General of Police IGP Alkali Baba…



Source: Linda Ikeji

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