Adamawa State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), on Thursday arrested 3 suspected kidnappers in Girei Local Government Area of the state.
The Commandant in the state, Mr Aliyu Ndanusa, made this statement on Thursday in Yola while addressing newsmen.
Ndanusa said the suspects, who identified themselves as Cameroonians, were arrested during a patrol in an area notorious for kidnapping activities in the border local government area of the state.
“After investigation, we are going to hand them over to the appropriate authorities,” he said.
The Corps commander also said that three other culprits were arrested for illegal SIM card registration in Yola.
He revealed that no fewer than 250 illegally registered SIM cards were retrieved from the suspects purported to be suppliers of the cards to criminals.
“We have profiled them and investigation is still ongoing. As soon as we finish investigation and interrogation, they will be charged to court,” Ndanusa said.
He called for increased public support and collaboration with security agencies “for more results in the renewed crackdown on criminals in the state’’.