Police Arrest Killers Of NSCDC Official In Kaduna


Three persons were on Friday arrested by the Kaduna State Police Command in connection with the murder of a staff of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC).

The Police Spokesperson in the state, ASP Aliyu Usman, said in a statement issued in Kaduna, that the command had also arrested three suspected kidnappers.

According to him, the three suspected killers had on September 8, allegedly attacked and killed the NSCDC officer, Timothy Ayuba, on his way from Bakin Kasuwa to Sabon Gayan in Chukun Local Government Area of the state.

“The armed men made away with the victim’ s motorcycle which was later recovered.

“Two Bajaj motorcycles were also recovered from the suspects, one belonging to one Idi Bello and the other to an unidentified victim.

“Investigation is in progress to arrest other members of the syndicate.”

Usman also said the command had also arrested the suspected kidnappers of Mrs Fatima Inusa, the wife of Dr Inusa Umar of the Faculty of Education, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.

Mrs Inusa was kidnapped by gunmen at her residence in Zaria, on September 19.

He said the suspects were arrested behind ABU main campus in Zaria, after a massive manhunt by operatives of the State Intelligence Bureau.

“All the suspects confessed to have committed the crime, but investigation is on to arrest the rest of the accomplices,“ Usman said.

He appealed for the support of the public to rid the state of criminals.