The Bauchi State Police Commissioner, Ummar Maman Sanda has charged all commanders in the state to sustain the unwavering effort toward combating crime and criminality in Bauchi.
He gave the charge on Thursday through a press release that was made available to journalists in Bauchi, by the Police public relations officer, (PPRO), SP Ahmed Mohammed Wakil.
The Commissioner said, ”on 27th August 2022 at about 2100hrs credible intelligence available at the disposal of Tulu Divisional Police headquarters, on the activities of suspected kidnappers, that on the 26th August 2022 suspected kidnappers blocked Tulu Rishi Road and kidnapped one Alh Alhassan Gambo of angwan Bawa, Kaduna State and shot one Alh Mujitafa Usman of Funtua LGA Katsina State who was on a business trip to Tulu.
On 28 August 2022, a combined team of policemen led by Divisional Police Officer Tulu Division and vigilante embarked on combing their enclave on intelligence report.
Similarly, on 29 August 2022 suspected kidnappers were intercepted at Doka Auwalu Mountain of Tama ward Toro LGA, swiftly engaged in a gun duel, following hot exchange of superior firepower from the operatives, two of the suspects were neutralized at the spot, whereas others were subdued and scampered in disarray with gunshot wounds into the nearby forest.
Unfortunately, one vigilante member paid a supreme price in the process.
Consequently, the operatives successfully rescued the following victims, Alhassan Gambo ‘m’ 60yrs of anguwan Bawa Kaduna State, Badamasi Saadu and Abdullahi Sani.
While commending the operatives, the Commissioner of Police CP Umar Mamman Sanda also commiserated with the family of the vigilante member who sacrificed his life protecting others.