KADUNA: Kidnapper of UBEC Chairman killed, other gang members arrested – Police

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KADUNA: Kidnapper of UBEC Chairman killed, other gang members arrested – Police

KADUNA: Kidnapper of UBEC Chairman killed, other gang members arrested – Police

A man who is said to have allegedly carried out the kidnap of the Chairman of the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) and his daughter last month, along the famous Abuja- Kaduna road has been shot dead during a shoot-out with the police.

Frank Mba, who is the Spokesperson of the Police, stated this on Sunday.

The Suspect, Sumaila Sule, known as Shaho, who is guessed to be in his mid-thirties, was a native of Rijana village in Kachia LGA of Kaduna State.

He was described by the police as “one of the most vicious and most wanted kidnappers that has been terrorizing citizens in Kaduna and its environs.”

Mr. Mba stated that the suspect was killed during the early hours of Saturday after he sustained multiple bullet wounds during the shootout with police operatives attached to Operation Puff Adder.

The shootout occurred in the evening of May 17 at the outskirts of Rijana village.

The security agencies were carrying out routine surveillance and raid of suspected criminal hide-outs,” Mr Mba said on Sunday.

“Thy all of a sudden came under serious gun attack from a heavily armed criminal gang members. The Police team fought back hard enough and brought down SHAHO down, whilst his gang members fled.

“He was rushed to the hospital where he later died the next day.

“The Operation led to the arrest of four other members of SHAHO’s gang and the recovery of three (3) AK 47 rifles.”

The suspect were identified as Musa Hassan, 26; Yau Umar, 25; Umar MUSA, 22; and Muhammad Sani, 28; “all males and natives of Rijiana Village Kachia LGA Kaduna State.

KADUNA: Kidnapper of UBEC Chairman killed, other gang members arrested – Police

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