By JACOB ONJEWU DICKSON
The Kaduna State Police Command has announced the arresting of two notorious bandits that have been terrorising Chikun Local Government Area of the State.
According to a statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), ASP Mohammed Jalige, dated February 16, they were arrested after a victim identified them.
“On the 15th February, 2022 the Command’s Operatives attached to Toll Gate Division alongside civilian JTF acted on credible intelligence and succeeded in apprehending two notorious kidnappers who are on the wanted list of many security agencies.
“The criminal elements were apprehended around Sabon Gaya village in Chikun LGA of Kaduna state. The suspects were identified by one of their victim who had his hand amputated by the said criminals while in their captivity on the 8th February 2022,” it said.
According to the Police, however, preliminary investigation so far reveals the identity of the bandits as (1) Dini Samaila a.k.a yellow 15yrs and (2) Musa Bature.
“The suspects has since confessed to have carried out several kidnapping activities around Sabon Gaya and Kaduna –Abuja road. Meanwhile, effort is currently geared towards recovering their operating logistics as well as a possible arrest of their accomplices to face the full wrath of the law.
“The Commissioner of Police Kaduna Command is calling on all communities to be partners in ensuring that all security agencies get their maximum cooperation in stemming the activities of these marauding armed bandits,” it added.