The Police in Adamawa has confirmed the alleged killing of 18 suspected kidnappers by thunderstorm in neighbouring Republic of Cameroun and never within the state.
This is contained in a press release signed by the spokesman of the state police command, SP Suleiman Nguroje, on Saturday in Yola.
The police command is reacting to viral social media reviews on Friday that thunderstorm had killed 18 kidnappers in Toungo Local Government Area of Adamawa.
Nguroje mentioned the alleged killing was not in Nigeria nevertheless it occurred in neighbouring Cameroun village known as “Pawati”.
“The consideration of Adamawa State Police Command is drawn over a publication “Cross Border Banditry, Thunderstorm kill 18 Kidnappers iin Toungo, Adamawa Border Community.
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“In order to maintain the document straight such incident by no means occurred wherever in Toungo, Adamawa State as alleged however in Pawati Forest, someplace in Cameroun Republic.
“It’s not in dispute that Toungo Local Government is bordering with villages underneath Cameroun Republic which a instances criminals is available in to Border Communities and commit crimes.
“But with this border closure, measures had been taken by the Command to prevent such,” the assertion learn partly.
While urging members of the general public to ignore such report, the police assured members of the general public of its dedication to defending lives and properties. (NAN)