Bauchi Police Unmasks Armoury Of Kidnappers, Recover Arms, Ammunition

By Damilare Adeleye

Operatives of Bauchi State Police Command have uncovered the armoury of suspected kidnappers and recovered arms and ammunitions.

This development followed the police recent sustained operations which recorded a tremendous success by frustrating criminal elements' plans in the state.

Police Public Relations Officer SP Mohammed Ahmed Wakil made this known in a statement made available to newsmen in Bauchi.

He said, “Operatives attached to the command acted on credible intelligence and uncovered an armory of suspected kidnappers.

Wakil said “On the 22nd January 2023, a patrol team attached to Liman Katagum Divisional Police headquarters led by the DPO while on patrol around the Tudun Wada area of Liman Katagum, Bauchi LGA.

He said, “an underground armory was uncovered, and the following items were recovered, Three (3) AK47 rifles, One (1) LAR rifle, Forty-nine (49) rounds of 7.62mm ammunition, Nine (9) AK47 magazines

One (1) pair of army camouflage jacket
One (1) pair of Police camouflage trousers”.
While applauding the operatives, the Commissioner of Police CP Aminu Alhassan ordered round-the-clock surveillance around the area in a bid to arrest the miscreants.