Two suspected Transborder cattle rustlers have been arrested by the police in Adamawa State.
The police have additionally recovered 83 heads of cattle from the arrested suspects, a 32-year-old Njidda Ardo and one Julde Ali, 30-year-old; each from Rumirgo village within the Uba Askira Local Government Area of Borno State.
A launch from the spokesperson for the state police command, DSP Suleiman Nguroge, states that the suspects have been taking the cattle throughout the border into the Republic of Cameroon.
He stated, “On the two/6/2021, the Command’s operatives connected to Gombi Division, following info from a dependable supply that some individuals have been sighted in a sure forest throughout the border with heads of cattle suspected to have been stolen.
“The Command instantly deployed its operatives connected to Gombi Division and a few hunters to the realm.
“As a consequence, the suspects, Njidda Ardo 32, a resident of Rumirgo village, Askira Uba, LGA and Julde Ali, 30, a resident of Rumirgo village, Askira Uba LGA have been arrested whereas on their method with the cows to Cameroon Republic.
“Investigation led to the restoration of 83 cows. The suspects throughout interrogation confessed to have stolen the cows someplace in Borno State.
“On the power of that, the Commissioner of Police, CP Aliyu Adamu Alhaji, recommended the divisional police officer of Gombi and his males for making it troublesome for such criminals to flee arrest.
“The CP equally calls on the general public, significantly these whose cows have been stolen to report back to Gombi divisional police headquarters with all proofs to assert them.
“The CP further calls on members of the public to continue giving credible information regarding any person of suspicious character around their neighbourhood to the police.”