Three cattle rustlers were apprehended by Adamawa State Police Command officers, who recovered two fake locally produced weapons as well as two calves.
The suspects were arrested by operatives attached to the State Intelligence Bureau and Vigilante members of the Pulaku Association while on intensive surveillance patrol along Mayo-Belwa and Fufore local government areas to ensure safety and security, according to DSP Suleiman Nguroje, the command’s spokesperson.
The suspects were identified as Ahmadu Usman, 27, of Wuro Gombe, Mayo-Belwa local government, Umaru Jauro Bobbo, 20, of Kauramai village, Mayo-Belwa local government, and Umar Sahabo, 22, of Gengle village, Mayo-Belwa local government, according to the PPRO.
“The suspects, who specialize in cattle rustling, were apprehended with two cows while on their way to deliver them to notorious receivers in Cameroon Republic,” Nguroje said. “The suspects, who specialize in cattle rustling, were apprehended with two cows while on their way to deliver them to notorious receivers in Cameroon Republic,” Nguroje said.
“The Commissioner of Police, Mohammed Ahmed Barde, who spoke out against border livestock rustlers, urged the State Intelligence Bureau (SIB) and Divisional Police Officers (DPOs) to checkmate and apprehend such criminal operations in their areas,” he added.
The CP further ordered that the subject be examined quietly, and urged members of the public, particularly those living near the Boarder, to report males of dubious character to police officials.