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Kaduna State Police Arrest Suspected Kidnapper, Recover Arms

Written by Basirat Memudu

From Usman Sani (Kaduna)

Kaduna State Police Command says its operatives attached to Operation Yaki while on routine patrol along Gamagira/Soba road in Soba Local Government Area, have intercepted an unregistered boxer motorcycle and arrested two suspected kidnappers-Musa Sabiu and Umar Sule.

This was contained in a statement made available to newsmen in Kaduna by the Command’s spokesperson, ASP Mohammed Jalige.

ASP Mohammed Jalige explained that the operatives searched both the suspects and their motorcycle, thus recovered one type 06 rifle, one sharp machete, two mobile phones and sum of fifty thousand naira cash, stressing that effort is ongoing to locate and apprehend their criminal accomplices.

Similarly, the Command’s operatives attached to 47 mobile force Zaria, while on regular stop and search operation along Maraban Danja/Katsina border arrested a gunrunner- Yusuf Sama’ila and recovered two locally fabricated revolver pistol, charms and sum of Twenty-four thousand Naira cash.

The Suspect

ASP Mohammed Jalige noted that in the course of the search, the suspect on sensing danger, took to his heels with intent to evade arrest, that resulted to him sustaining injury.

The Spokesperson added that the Command’s Commissioner of Police, Umar Musa Muri assured the public of his unalloyed resolve to tackle the menace of armed banditry and kidnapping in the state, while seeking for continuous support in providing relevant information about criminals and their activities.