Abdullahi Iya, 20, and Barkindo Yahaya, 19, have been arrested after they threatened to unleash terror in Adamawa.
SP Suleiman Nguroje, the Police spokesperson in Adamawa, disclosed this in Yola, on Tuesday.
Nguroje confirmed that the suspects were arrested on Aug. 17, by the Intelligence Department of the command in Kojoli, Jada LGA.
They are both residents of Kojoli.
“They were arrested after they called and threatened to kidnap or kill Halilu Bello and Abubakar Hammayero, unless they pay a ransom of N10 million,” the spokesperson stated.
Nguroje said that the Commissioner of Police, CP Babatola Afolabi, had directed a discreet and diligent prosecution of the suspects.
Afolabi called on the general public to be security conscious, and report any security threats to the Police for prompt action.