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Police Kill Two Suspected Kidnappers, Arrest Armed Robbers In Sokoto

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Two suspected kidnappers have been killed in Sanyinna space of Tambuwal Local Government Area of Sokoto State throughout a gun battle with the police.

The Commissioner of Police within the state, Ibrahim Sani Ka’oje disclosed this on Saturday throughout a press convention on the command’s headquarters.

He defined that been an upsurge in kidnap for ransom and pockets of theft within the state with one of many current theft instances resulting in the loss of life of 1 individual.

“We have been trailing them. Last two weeks, there was a case in Sanyinna whereby the military and other security agencies went to that forest but they couldn’t penetrate because that place requires a tactical operation,” he stated.

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According to the police boss, one of many suspects within the theft that claimed the lifetime of a sufferer two weeks in the past in Tamaje space of the state have been arrested.

Four theft suspects and eight different individuals suspected to be kidnappers have been additionally arrested and three AK-47 and a rifle with dwell ammunition have been recovered.

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