www.padfm.com.gh / Savannah region, Ghana
The police in the central Gonja district of the Savannah region have arrested two young men believed to be Fulanis over suspected kidnapping in the area.
According to reports from the police, at about 8PM on July 30, 2021, the Buipe Police patrol team arrested suspect Aliu Mohammed aged 23 with Sonlink motorbike registration no.M-20-NR- 5469 and Naaru Joli aged 20, also with Honda Motorbike no. M-12-NR- 3254, both Fulanis, were riding towards Buipe direction on the Tamale-Buipe highway near Sawaba.
The two suspected motorbike snatchers were arrested and brought to the Buipe Police station for investigation.
During the interrogations, the two suspects confessed their involvement as kidnappers and mentioned other accomplices as Babuga, Amadu, Burger, Haruna and Sumaila who are all on the run.
Reports said on 31st July, 2021, the suspects Mohammed Aliu and Naaru Joli led the police to the outskirts of Yapei and identified one Laagi Mahamadu as a victim who was kidnapped and sent to bush for three days in April 2021, and also Umaru Mohammed, the father of the victim who paid a ransom of 10,000 GHC for the release of his child.
The two suspects Mohammed Aliu and Naaru Joli are currently in police custody.
Two motorbikes were impounded for investigation and efforts are being made to arrest the accomplices and bring them to book.
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