Thursday, March 23, 2017 5:32 pm
The Nigerian Police said it has arrested one Umar Abubakar suspected to be the killer of the Kogi State chairman of Miyyati Allah association, Ibrahim Jalido. The shepherd was attacked and murdered in his Lokoja home, last year December.
This was disclosed to newsmen in Lokoja today by William Aya, the state Police Public Relation officer, PPRO, while parading 20 suspects at the state police headquarter, Lokoja.
Aya said the harvest of arrests was made possible following the new strategy developed by the new police commissioner, Wilson Inalegqu in combating crimes in the state.
Among the suspects paraded was one 18 years old girl, Happy Ameh who was paraded along with her three men gang for criminal conspiracy and Armed Robbery.
Other suspects paraded are Adamu Lamun, Musa Audu, Bodori Ide, Enemons Godwin, Solomon Anthony, Happy Amen, Ekele Attah, Hassan Abdullahi, Ahmadu Panya, Yaro Ibrahim Jeremiah Olorunmowaju.
Three of the suspect; Adamu Lamun, Musa Audu, Bodori Ide, were arrested for kidnapping of Hajia Aishatu Shehu on February 4 and released after collection of N500,000 ransom, “After collection of ransom, SARS operative swung into action through intelligence gathering and arrested the suspects. They led the operatives to Igalamela/odolu where the exhibits were recovered.”
Speaking during interaction with newsmen, the teenager, Happy Amen confessed to the crime said she had only participated in there robbery cases.
Items recovered from the suspects were; locally made pistols, dane guns, military uniform, 150 wraps of Indian hemp, 20 empty cartridges shell, cutlasses amiss other dangerous weapon.
The police said the renewed clampdown on criminals will be sustained in the State.