Police arrest killers of Kaduna Traditional Ruler

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Police arrest killers of Kaduna Traditional Ruler

Police arrest killers of Kaduna Traditional Ruler

On Sunday, the Nigerian Police stated that it has arrested 37 year old Abubakar Ibrahim, the suspected killer of late Traditional ruler of Adara chiefdom, Maiwada Galadima of Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna state.

Chief Galadima was kidnapped and killed by his abductors in October 2018 after being held captive for days.

Other suspects who have been arrested includes: Johnson Okafor, 44, Shaibu Iliyasu, 20, Ishaik Dabo, 38, Mohammed Nasiru, 25, Aminu Haruna, 25, Shafiu Gudau,25, Auwalu Hamisu,24,Ado Ya’u, 35, Ibrahim Yusuf, 30, Ibrahim Audu, 22, Salisu Ajah, 50, Magaji Abubakar, 27, Salisu Ali, 18, among others.

According to the statement made available to our source on Sunday, Frank Mba, the Force spokesperson, said that Ibrahim was arrested on April 15 at Rigachikun in Igabi Local Government of Kaduna State.

He stated that the suspect made a confession to the kidnapping and murder of the traditional ruler of Adara and other kidnappings and murders.

Mba made it known that the arrest of other suspects occurred immediately after the arrest of the “Spiritual Father” of kidnappers and armed bandits operating in the Northern part of the country, Mallam Salisu Abubakar.

The items that were recovered from the suspects were: 22 AK 47 riffles, five locally-fabricated pistols and a cache of live ammunition.

He  also made it known that it was for the combined team of the Intelligence Response Team (IRT) and Tactical Intelligence Unit (TIU) of the police arrested the suspects at different locations and times in Kaduna, Katsina, Niger and Kogi states.

He said that all arrested suspects are at the moment in custody, helping the police with the ongoing investigations.

Mba stated that all the arrested suspects belong to different criminal gangs but their operations were centrally coordinated by their spiritual godfather, Abubakar.

Police arrest killers of Kaduna Traditional Ruler

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