Operatives of the Adamawa police command attached to the State Intelligence Bureau (SIB) have intervened to stop a certain group of five illegal immigrants from Cameroon from abducting one Emmanuel Ebel.
Emmanuel Ebel is a businessman and a resident of Jambutu, Yola North L.G.A.
The kidnap attempt reportedly took place on on January 26.
According to a statement released by the spokesman of the state police command, Superintendent of Police (SP) Yahaya Nguroje, the kidnappers failed at their plan thanks for the prompt report from a Good Samaritan.
Nguroje also released the identities of the suspects: Chubrandom Nana Safinga, aged 30 and a resident of Yaounde, Republic of Cameroon; Ibrahim Tala, aged 32 and a resident of Douala, Republic of Cameroon; Ngosso Ndjombe, aged 28 and a resident of Douala, Republic of Cameroon; Mmai Bmie Rostand, aged 32 and a resident of Douala, Republic of Cameroon; and Nossu Ngambewo Ricky, aged 27 and a resident of Douala, Republic of Cameroon.
He said that the police swiftly acted on the intel and rounded up the suspects about twenty minutes before they could take the take their target into hostage.
The state Commissioner of police (CP) S. K. Akande commended the Officer in Chief of the SIB and his team for their swift rescue action and professional conduct displayed, leading to their arrest of the suspects. He thus urged them to maintain the attitude, vigilance and speed in order to be more useful in preventing crime.