The Kebbi State Police Command has released a statement on the release of the Chief Imam of Senchi in Danko/Wasagu Local Government Area of the state, Alhaji Mode Senchi who was on March 18 reported by NAN to be kidnapped by unknown men.
The Commissioner of Police, Ibrahim Kabiru, confirmed the release while addressing newsmen in Birnin Kebbi on Sunday. Kabiru said, “The Chief Imam Senchi, Alhaji Mode Senchi, who was reportedly kidnapped on March, 18 was rescued on March 28, in good health and has been reunited with his family”.
Ibrahim Kabiru stated that efforts were ongoing to arrest the suspects connected with the incident.
The Commissioner of Police recalled the incident that had the chief Imam abducted in 2017 by unknown men, and stating that he had to pay N13 million ransom before he could be released.
“But this time around, no ransom has been paid and we will soon get the suspects as our men will not leave any stone unturned for any criminal in this state,” he said.
He also disclosed that the command arrested three suspected armed robbers on March 28 with three locally made guns, based on intelligence report, adding that investigation had commenced on the matter.
The commissioner advised parents and guardians to closely monitor their children, especially minors while sending them on errand, either in the day or night.