126 suspected kidnappers, armed robbers and other suspected criminals have been arrested in Kano and Plateau states.
This was disclosed by the Kano State Commissioner of police, Mr. Ahmed Iliyasu, while parading the suspects disclosing that 100 suspects were arrested while the Commissioner of Police in Plateau State, Mr Isaac Akinmoyede, said 26 suspects were nabbed in his state.
The commissioner said on August 21, four kidnappers were arrested based on complaint of threat to kidnap one Sani Yahaya and his wife through text message.
Iliyasu disclosed that 61 miscreants in connection were arrested, adding that on August 25, Puff-Adder in collaboration with Miyatti Allah members in Kano and Kaduna arrested one Sa’idu Abdullahi and four others at Falgore Forest. He said the suspects were involved in armed robbery and kidnapping.
“We have arrested 10 suspects from Langtang North local government area of the State who tortured, killed and buried one Nden Gungnim, whom they accused of being a wizard.
He stated that the victim was buried in a shallow grave. He said, “We have two suspects in our custody over a case of unlawful possession of fake currency worth N16m.
“Four suspects in a case of criminal conspiracy, armed robbery and receiving of stolen goods and three over criminal conspiracy and armed robbery.
“One notorious cultist in a case of unlawful possession of firearms; five suspects in a case of criminal conspiracy and trafficking in person and one notorious cultist in a case of culpable homicide and unlawful possession of firearms are also in our custody.”