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KADUNA: Greenfield University, Bethel Baptist students’ abductors arrested — Police

POLICE in the state say they have arrested suspected kidnappers of students of Greenfield University and those of Bethel Baptist High School.

Both schools are located in Chikun Local Government Area of the state.

The suspects were paraded yesterday at the Command’s headquarters along Bida Road in the state capital.

Also in the police net are suspected kidnappers of the 37 students of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation, Afaka, in Igabi LGA of Kaduna State.

Kaduna police spokesman Mohammed Jalige also announced the arrest of the suspected killers of 36-year-old Captain Abdulkareem Na’Allah, a pilot and son of Senator Bala Na’Allah.

Jalige said Usman Mohammed from Bukuyum in Zamfara State was apprehended in connection with the kidnap of the students of Greenfield University, Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation, Afaka, as well as Bethel Baptist High School.

He said, “On the 29th August, 2021 at about 0900hrs, based on credible information, Operation Yaki Surveillance team with FIB STS Force Headquarter, Abuja, jointly raided a house along Ring Road, Asikolaye area of Kaduna, where one Usman Abubakar, ‘m’ 41 years old, a native of Adakpa village, Bukkuyum LGA of Zamfara State, a notorious kidnapper terrorising Chikun, Igabi and Giwa LGAs of Kaduna State, was arrested.

“He confessed to have kidnapped many people and collected several ransoms; he also has links with recent attacks on Greenfield University, Bethel Baptist Academy and School of Forestry Mechanisation, Mando, Kaduna.”

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