A vehicle conveying three suspected criminals has been intercepted by men of the Adamawa State Police Command attached to Yolde Pate Divisional Headquarters in Yola metropolis.
The state Police Public Relations Officer, Suleiman Nguroje, said in a statement on Monday that the operatives, while on confidence building patrol along Yola-Yadim Road, intercepted the vehicle with registration number, GME 2354 AE.
Nguroje explained that the vehicle had three occupants when it was driven to the point where it was intercepted.
“The driver, upon citing security check, drove recklessly to beat the security check but was chased to a corner. They immediately abandoned the vehicle and escaped arrest,” the police explained.
“The recovered vehicle was searched immediately, leading to the recovery of two daggers, a chain, a padlock and some charms suspected to be used in perpetrating kidnapping activities,” the police stated further.
The statement added that the state Commissioner of Police, CP Afolabi Babatola assured that criminals will never escape arrest in the state.
The CP urged members of the public to give timely information that could help apprehend the fleeing criminals.