Haruna Mohammed,the acting Police Public Relations Officer in the state said in a statement that the gun battle lasted for one hour and saw a member of the Danga Security outfit and the two deceased suspected kidnappers, critically injured and were rushed to the hospital for medical attention.
Maryam Shu'aibu and Hauwa'u Karfe two female hostages were rescued from the kidnappers while another suspect was arrested in bauchi state.
It was made known from the Superintendent of Police that various exhibit were recovered from the suspects,they include: one K2 rifle with beech no. 2016576, one magazine, 15 rounds of live ammunition and other “incriminating” items.
Mohammed added that investigations into the case was still ongoing and that efforts are being made to apprehend other fleeing suspects.