Police arrests 14 kidnappers in Jigawa

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Jigawa State Police command has arrested 14 kidnappers who recently killed two police officers and kidnapped a businessman in the state.

State Commissioner of Police, Aliyu Sale Tafida, disclosed this while parading the suspects today at the Police headquarters in Dutse, the state capital.

It was gathered that gunmen ambushed a police patrol team, killed two officers and set their patrol vehicle ablaze in Kwalam town, Taura Local Government Area of the state.

The commissioner said the arrest of the suspects followed an operation flush out carried out by the command to fight all forms of criminality in the state.

Aliyu Tafida said the suspects were arresting when three hideouts were raided in Dajin Maizuwo, Dan Gwanki and Yandamo villages all in Sule-Tankarkar local government area of the state.

Tafida said during the operation 10 males and 4 female suspects were arrested out of which 2 were injured as a result of gun fire exchange with police officers.