Police Arrest 17 Suspects linked to Southern Kaduna Crisis
The Nigerian Police on Thursday said it has arrested 17 suspects linked to the crisis in southern Kaduna.
The statement issued by the Police Headquarters ,Abuja said ,” Concerned by the recent unfortunate sectarian crisis in Kafanchan and neighbouring communities in Kaduna state where so many innocent lives were lost and properties worth millions of naira destroyed, as a result of this and the need to put a final stop to the crisis the Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim K. Idris NPM, mni, 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.
The operation recorded remarkable achievements in tackling the crisis and preventing further disturbance of public peace across southern Kaduna.
Seventeen (17) suspects listed below who were arrested in the act and caches of fire arms and ammunition were recovered from them
Nelson Paul ‘M’ 36years native of Kaninkon Jamma’a LGA Kaduna state Bulus Jatau ‘M’ age 32yrs from Jama’a LGA of Kaduna state.
iii. Magaji Shaibu ‘M’ age 30years from Chikun LGA of Kaduna state
Danlami Yakubu ‘M’ age 28years from chinkun LGA of Kaduna state Idris bello ‘M’ Chikun LGA of Kaduna state Danjuma Barde ‘M’ 39 age from Chikun LGA of kaduna state
vii. Danjuma barde Chikun ‘M’ age 39 years
viii. Goma Adamu ‘M’ age 28years from Chikun LGA of Kaduna state
Samuel Joshua ‘M’ age 29years from Chikun LGA of Kaduna state Abudulkareem Abdul ‘M’ age 20years from Igabi LGA of Kaduna state Haruna Iliyasu ‘M’ age 20years Kauru LGA of kaduna state
xii. Hassan Idris ‘M’ age 25years
xiii. Adamu Haruna ‘M’ 28years from chikun of kaduna stste
xiv. Adamu Umar ‘M’ age 27years chikun LGA of kaduna state
Sulieman Saleh ‘M’ age 30 from chikun LGA of kaduna state
xvi. Abubakar Mohammadu ‘M’ age 20years from chikun LGA of kaduna state.
xvii. Muhammadu Jori ‘M’ age 33years from Igabi LGA of kaduana stat
Total number of twenty-nine (29) assorted firearms and ammunition were recovered from their possession.
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 the Police personnel deployed in their localities.
Thank you all for your attention and God bless.
CSP JIMOH MOSHOOD
Force Public Relations Officer