From David Hassan, Gombe
Gombe state Police Command said they have succeeded in killing one kidnapper and arrested 3 others during a gun battle.
The state commissioner of police Mr. Maikudi Shehu made this known while briefing Journalists on Wednesday.
He revealed that the leader of the kidnappers met his waterloo when they exchanged fire with the police and 3 others were arrested.
According to him, 3 kidnappers were able to escaped and the police are doing all it could to arrest them.
He said the kidnappers who came from Adamawa state were said to have been terrorizing Akko and Billiri local government areas.
The commissioner explained that the kidnappers through their leader Ustaz invited them from Adamawa state to kidnapped one Babayo and take him to bush for ransom.
He appreciated with the level of commitment played by local hunters within the area that use to give police useful information about criminal activities.