Police sweep Southern Kaduna, arrest 17 suspects

Posted by News Express | 3 February 2017 | 3,198 times

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The Nigeria Police Force says it has arrested 17 suspects in connection with the killings that have been going on in Southern Kaduna for some time.

A statement by the Force Public Relations Officer, CSP Jimoh Moshood, explained that it was in reaction to the recent unfortunate sectarian crisis in Kafanchan and neighbouring communities in Kaduna State and the need to put an end to it that the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim K. Idris constituted a Joint Tactical Operation Squad (Operation Harmony), comprising the Police Mobile Force, Counter Terrorism Unit, Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Intelligence Response Team, SIB, EOD, the IGP Monitoring Unit, Police K9 (Sniffer Dog Section), Police Air wing and Police Medical Team with Headquarters in Kafanchan.

According to the statement, the operation recorded remarkable achievements in tackling the crisis and preventing further disturbance of public peace across Southern Kaduna. It gave the names of 17 suspects who were arrested in the act of violence with caches of fire arms and ammunition in their possession. The suspects are:

i.   Nelson Paul ‘M’ 36years native of Kaninkon Jamma’a LGA Kaduna State

ii.  Bulus Jatau ‘M’ age 32yrs from Jamma’a LGA of Kaduna state.

iii. Magaji Shaibu ‘M’ age 30years from chinkun LGA of Kaduna state

iv. Danlami Yakubu ‘M’ age 28years from chinkun LGA of kaduna state

v.  Idris bello ‘M’ chinkun LGA of kaduna state

vi. Danjuma Barde ‘M’ 39 age from chikun LGA of kaduna state

vii.Danjuma barde chikun ‘M’ age 39years from LGA of kaduna state

viii.Goma Adamu ‘M’ age 28years  from chukwum LGA of Kaduna state

ix.  Samuel Joshua ‘M’  age 29years from chinkun LGA of kaduna state

x.   Abudulkareem Abdul ‘M’ age 20years from Rigasa LGA of kaduna state

xi.  Haruna Iliyasu ‘M’ age 20years Kiru LGA of kaduna state

xii. Hassan Idris ‘M’ age 25years from Tsafe of kaduna state

xiii. Adamu Haruna ‘M’ 28years from chikwun of kaduna stste

xiv. Adamu Umar ‘M’ age 27years chikwun LGA of kaduna state

xv.  Sulieman Saleh ‘M’ age 30 from chinkun LGA of kaduna state

xvi. Abubakar Mohammadu ‘M’ age 20years from chikwun LGA of kaduna state.

xvii. Muhammadu Jori ‘M’ age 33years from Igabi LGA of kaduana stat

the Police also disclosed that a total number of 29 assorted firearms and ammunition were recovered from their them.

“All the suspects will be charged to court on completion of investigation for inciting public disturbance, disturbance of public peace, causing mischief by fire, culpable homicide, theft and unlawful possession of prohibited fire arms.

“In conclusion, the Inspector General of Police wishes to assure the good people and communities of Southern Kaduna of adequate security and protection of their lives and properties and hereby enjoin them to be law abiding and give peace a chance to prevail and cooperate with Police personnel deployed in their localities,” the Police said.



Source: News Express

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