April 21, 2024

April 21, 2024

Police Kill 4 Suspected Kidnappers, Arrest 13 In Kaduna

The Kaduna State Police Command has arrested 13 suspected kidnappers and killed four in the past 30 days.

The command’s acting Public Relations Officer, ASP Nasir Hassan, made the disclosure at a news conference in Kaduna on Thursday.

According to him, the suspects were arrested based on intelligence reports. He added that the police killed four others on different occasions during the exchange of gunfire.

Hassan also disclosed that the command arrested no fewer than 10 suspected members of a street gang popularly known as Sara-Suka.

Items recovered from the suspects, according to him, include two AK-47 rifles, three locally made revolvers, two motorcycles, and 15 live cartridges.

Other items recovered were three mobile phones and three bags of dried leaves suspected to be hemp.

Hassan said that all the suspects would be charged in court upon the completion of investigations.

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