The Nigerian police on 21/10/2017, arrested the kidnappers terrorising the Abuja – Kaduna Highway who were responsible for the killing of a renowned Lawyer and kidnap of his wife after collection of ransom.
The Special Intelligence Response Team led by this operation with other Police detachments of Operation Absolute Sanity deployed on Abuja/Kaduna Highway. Six (6) vicious and notorious suspected kidnappers were trailed and arrested in their hideouts and camps located around toll gates, Kakau, Sabon gayan and Rijana axis on Abuja – Kaduna Highway where they were hiding.
Adamu Tukur aka Ado ‘M’ 25 years
2. Ahmadu Bala aka Basso ‘M’ 30yrs Native of Rijana village
3. Bello Sule aka Yellow Kachalla ‘M’ 29yrs Native of Pambeguwa in Kaduna
4. Hamza Sulaiman ‘M’ aka Katsinawa 29yrs Native of Sabon Gayan
5. Sulaiman Abubakar ‘M’ 25yrs, Adamu Tukur aka Ado ‘M’ 25yrs Native of Giwa LGA who Negotiated and Collected the Ransom
6. Nuhu Ahmadu ‘M’ 30yrs Native of Sabon Gayan Abuja-Kaduna Expressway is the gang member who Carries Victims into the Bush with his Motorcycle and also comes to town and buy foodstuff for his gang members.
All the suspects mentioned in this case were identified by the wife of the slay lawyer, Barr. Sheriff Yazid, she was also kidnapped by the same gang and freed after collection of ransom. Investigation is being intensified to arrest other suspects at large. All suspects will be arraigned in Court on completion of investigation.