Nguroje said the alleged killing was not in Nigeria but it occurred in neighbouring Cameroun village called “Pawati”.
“The attention of Adamawa State Police Command is drawn over a publication “Cross Border Banditry, Thunderstorm kill 18 Kidnappers iin Toungo, Adamawa Border Community.
“In order to keep the record straight such incident never happened anywhere in Toungo, Adamawa State as alleged but in Pawati Forest, somewhere in Cameroun Republic.
“It’s not in dispute that Toungo Local Government is bordering with villages under Cameroun Republic which a times criminals comes in to Border Communities and commit crimes.
“But with this border closure, measures had been taken by the Command to prevent such,” the statement read in part.
While urging members of the public to disregard such report, the police assured members of the puplic of its commitment to protecting lives and properties. (NAN)