Men of the Taraba State Police Command arrested two suspected kidnappers on Thursday in Iware village of Ardo Kola Local Government Area, after a successful abduction of two people in some Fulani settlements in the area.
Confirming the arrests, the State Police Public Relations Officer,PPRO, Joseph Kwaji said the suspects were brought to the State Police Command by the Divisional Police Officer, Ardo Kola Division adding that investigations are ongoing towards arresting others.
Kidnapping is becoming rampant in some parts of the State mostly involving well to do people in the society and the PPRO assured the public of police commitment to safeguard lives and properties of Tarabans.
When contacted the State Chairman Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, Taraba State Chapter, Sahabi Jauro Mahmuda decried the attitude of such ungodly people in the society stressing that his association will not leave any stone unturned in fishing out bad eggs in the society.
He revealed that he summoned all his members from Ardo Kola Local Government Area for general meeting next Saturday to deliberate on issues bordering on the peace and development of the State.
An eyewitness from Iware said one AK 47 and locally made double barrel were confiscated from the suspects as well as one point five million naira.
Those arrested are Musa Abdullahi and Isa Yahaya both from Mayo Kam and Jatau villages in Bali Local Government Area while victims of the abduction are Alhaji Dabo and Alhaji Ruwa of Gonan Alhaji Abba Area.