Gunmen abduct nursing mother, attack Adamawa police station

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Suspected kidnappers have attacked Ngurore Police station in Yola South Local Government Area of Adamawa. They also attacked a house in the area and abducted a nursing mother.

The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Sulaiman Nguroje, confirmed the incident .

According to him, the criminal gang attacked the station at about 2 a.m. on Sunday, but no casualty was recorded.

He said the suspected kidnappers targeted one Alhaji Umaru of Nasarawo B, a resident of Ngurore town in Yola South LGA.

“The criminals separated into two groups; one attacked the police station to divert the attention of security operatives, while other group attacked Alhaji Umaru’s house and kidnapped his wife, Hauwa Umaru, and her daughter,” he said.

He said the Commissioner of Police Mohammed Barde, has ordered the deployment of operational asset including Police Mobile Force (PMF), Counter Terrorism Unit (CTU), Crack Squad and Anti-Kidnapping units to Ngurore

Mr Nguroje explained that the operational units were expected to carry out confidence-boosting patrols within the hotspots in coordinated operations to rescue the kidnapped victims and apprehend the culprits.

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