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Police Arrest 93 Suspects Over Kaduna Crisis



The Nigeria Police Force said it has arrested a total of 93 suspects for the various roles they played in the unfortunate attack and killings of over 45 innocent people, causing mayhem and the resultant disturbance of public peace that occurred in Kasuwar Magani, Kajuru, Kaduna State on October 18, 2018 which also resulted in destruction of property worth millions of naira.

The police also stated that out of the 93 suspects, 43 are already been prosecuted while 50 suspects are undergoing investigation.

Force PRO, Jimoh Moshood also explained that normalcy has returned to the affected areas such as the Kasuwar Magani and environs, and other flash/trouble spots in Kaduna State.

Recall that the Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim Idris had deployed the Assistant Inspector General of Police, Zone 7 headquarters in charge of Kaduna State, Niger State and the FCT to lead the Police Special Intervention Force, comprising four units of Police Mobile Force (PMF) specially trained Anti Riot Policemen, Counter Terrorism Unit, Conventional Policemen, Federal Special Anti Robbery Squad (FSARS), Intelligence Response Team (IRT), Technical Intelligence Unit (TIU), State Intelligence Bureau (SIB), detachment of EOD, Police K9 (Sniffer Dogs Section), already on ground at Kasuwar Magani, Kajuru, Kaduna State.

The Police Special Intervention Forces is currently working in synergy with the Kaduna State Police command to ensure that total peace and normalcy are restored.

Meanwhile, the Nigeria Police also arrested another 18 suspected kidnappers, car snatchers and armed robbers, terrorising the Kaduna, Katsina axis of the country.

Some of the suspects include Ibrahim Umar, Hussani Abdullahi, Abubakar Idris, Habibu Ibrahim Mohammed Adamu, Shehu Adamu,  Sumaila Abdullahi.

Others are Lawal Abubakar, Adamu Dahiru, Ali Isah, Abubakar Usman, Musa Jafaru among others.

Force PRO said three victims were rescued from them and five AK47 riffle was recovered.





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