Six Notorious Kidnappers Arrested Along Kaduna-Abuja Highway
Six notorious kidnappers terrorizing road users along Kaduna-Abuja highway have been arrested by the Kaduna State internal security outfit, “Operation Yaki.”
A statement by the Senior Special Assistant to Governor El-Rufai on Media and Publicity, Mr. Samuel Aruwan, said the suspects were picked on Thursday 15th and Friday 16th June, 2017, by Operation Yaki Surveillance Patrol Teams in a joint operation with the Inspector-General of Police Intelligence Response Teams (IRT) and with the support from the Technical Intelligence Unit (TIU).
The statement reads; “The arrest of the kidnappers is sequel to the massive deployment of more police assets and patrol vehicles in the area in the last one week.
“These efforts led to the arrests of the suspects, including the leader of the gang, Adamu Mamman, a 35-year old of Amana Village in Igabi Local Government Area; Ali Rabo, also known as ‘Blakky,’ of Liman Ibada Village in Chikun Local Government Area, and Awwalu Ahmad, aka ‘Mota,’ of Rijana Village in Kachia Local Government Area, who is the main informant of this gang of kidnappers along the Abuja–Kaduna highway.
“Others arrested are Shehu Idris Shagari, a 27-year old of Gadan Gayan Village in Igabi Local Government Area, and Umar Antijo, also a 27-year old, of Rijana Village in Kachia Local Government Area.
Also in the net is Babangida Abdullahi of Rijana Village in Kachia Local Government Area, who is the receiver of stolen cattle, phones and laptops.”