- The Nigeria Police Force has paraded some criminal elements that have been giving some communities in Kaduna state sleepless nights
- The notorious kidnap gang were nabbed after abducting a 9-year-old girl
- Arms and ammunition were recovered from them by the police
The Nigeria Police Force has arrested a notorious kidnap gang who abducted one Hadiza Husseini on Friday, Janauary 19, and demanded for five hundred thousand naira (N500,000.00) for her release.
According to a press statement sent to Legit.ng by the force public relations office, CSP Jimoh Moshood, the incident took place at Anguwa Bala village in Karu local government area of Kaduna state.
Legit.ng gathered that the victim was rescued without payment of any ransom.
The suspects during interrogation confessed to the crime and admitted to the various criminal roles they played in the commission of the offence.
They will however be arraigned in court on completion of investigation.
Below are the names of the suspects and the exhibits found on them:
i. Bello Musa ‘M’ 27 years (Gang leader)
ii. Musa Sani ‘M’ 33 years
iii. Ibrahim Rere ‘M’ 70 years
iv. Hudu Yahaya ‘M’ 35 years
v. Isah Aliyu ‘M’ 50 years
i. Two (2) locally made dane guns
ii. One (1) locally made pistol
iii. One (1) short Dane gun
iv. Six (6) live cartridges
President Muhammadu Buhari recently gave a matching order to security agencies in the country to tackle the proliferation of small arms and light weapons across the country.
The president gave the directive on Thursday, January 25, at the National Security Council Meeting which he chaired in the Presidential Villa, Aso Rock, Abuja.
Speaking at the event, Buhari assured Nigerians that his government is doing everything possible to stem the tide of violence recorded frequently across the country.
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