Police in Jigawa State has arrested two notorious kidnap suspects that have been terrorizing the State.
The Spokesman of the command, DSP. Lawan Shiisu Adam made the disclossure in a statement saying the arrest was sequel to a silent operation carried out in Larabawa herdsmen camp, in Gabasawa LGA Area of Kano State and Laraba Gurgunya village in Taura LGA, Jigawa State.
he further revealed that the operation was carried out on 18th September, 2022 between the hours of 0700 to 1215hrs by the combined team of policemen from State Headquarters Dutse, Ringim Area Command, State Intelligence Bureau, Taura, and Ringim Divisions, as well as Local Vigilante group.
He said during the operations, 35-year-old Safiyanu Muhammad and 40-year-old Musa Idi were arrested from the raided locations.
The force spokesperson added that, “during the operations, two (2) AK 103-2 rifles, One (1) AK 47 rifle, Four (4) magazines with eighty-three (83) rounds of 7.9 mm live ammunition, two locally made pistols, Bow and arrows, Two sticks and One (1) Tecno handset with 2 airtel sim cards were recovered.
Shiisu said, “preliminary investigation revealed that the suspects were responsible for the ambush and killing of an Immigration officer recently in Birniwa Local Government and a police officer in Kwalam village, Taura Local Government while they were on their duty post.
“The suspects have also confessed to have participated in the abduction of A A Zaura’s mother, an APC senatorial flagbearer, Kano Central.”
The acting Commissioner of Police, Jigawa State Command, DCP Bashir Ahmed appreciated the efforts of the officers and the supporting group for the successful operation.