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Police arrest suspected killers in Kaduna, recover rustled cows


The Kaduna State Police Command has arrested two suspects for the killing of five persons in Jamaa Council of Kaduna.  

The two suspects are Sadiq Umar and Umar Abubakar, both of Unguwan Nungu in the council. 

In a statement by the commands PPRO, DSP Yakubu Sabo, he said on 14/11/2019 at about 0300hrs, a case of Cattle Rustling and Culpable Homicide was reported to Kafanchan Area Command by its operatives at a security checkpoint.


Sabo said subsequently, teams of Police detectives led by the Area Commander Kafanchan acted on a tip-off and intercepted a Bus ash colour with Reg No. BLD 43 XA conveying three suspected rustled cows and arrested one Sadiq Umar (the driver) and Umar Abubakar both of Unguwan Nungu of Jamaa Local Government Area.
He said the two suspects are alleged to be responsible for the murder of one Hosea Ayuba, Ado Adamu, Abagu Danladi and Kusa Danladi as well as the rustling of the said cows at Marabar Agban Kagoro. 

“Both suspects are currently helping Police investigation with useful information and will be prosecuted accordingly. Efforts are also on top gear to apprehend the fleeing accomplices,”the PPRO added. 

Appealing to the general public to continue to demonstrate public cooperation with a view to nip crime in the bud and to ensure Public Safety across the State, Sabo also disclosed that the operatives also recovered a Motorcycle allegedly belonging to the fleeing suspects with Reg. No. QC 717AKW.


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