kidnappers of Kaduna schoolgirls arrested

Some of the suspects paraded by the Kaduna Police Command on Saturday

Two of the suspected abductors of six female students and two teachers of Engravers College in Chikun local government area of the state, have been arrested, along with the security guard of the school

Spokesman of the Kaduna Police Command, DSP Yakubu Sabo announced the arrests on Saturday

He said the security guard was arrested for alleged conspiracy in the abduction of the students. The girls were abducted from their school on October 3 and released on 26 October. 

The command also arrested 37 other suspected kidnappers and robbers including a five-man kidnap gang that killed their victims after collecting over two million Naira ransom in Kangimi village of Igabi Local Government Area.

During the parade of the suspects at the Kaduna state police command headquarters, Sabo, explained that the arrests were successfully carried out through coordinated raiding of criminal hideouts by Operatives of the IGP’s Special Tactical Squad (STS) and the Command’s Intelligence Response Team as well as active Community Engagement Initiative in line with the Inspector General of Police mandate on Community Policing.

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