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Police parade 2 Gan-Allah Fulani Association officials, 42 others for kidnapping, armed robbery, cultism [PHOTOS]

The Plateau State Police Command, on Thursday paraded 44 suspects for crimes ranging from kidnapping, armed robbery, cultism, culpable homicide among others.
The Police also said among the arrested persons are two officials of Gan-Allah Fulani Association of Bokkos LGA.
Parading the suspects at the State Command headquarters in Jos, Commissioner of Police in the State, Isaac Akinmoyede,
said through intelligence report, the police recovered some firearms.
Akinmoyede said, “On 5th of July, 2019, the Command after a painstaking analysis of the intelligence at its disposal carried out a well coordinated and sweeping raids of the hideouts of some kidnap suspects and that resulted in the arrest of the eleven persons.”
He listed their names as Bashiru Mohammed, Umar Adamu, Yusuf Adamu, Mustapha Mohammed, Shaibu Ado, Dantani Umar, Samaila Saranu Shitu, Adamu Mohammed, Hashimu Ya’u, Jibiro Damuna and Abubakar Hassan, all males.
He added that, “During interrogation, Bashiru Mohammed and Umar Adamu confessed to have kidnapped a lot of persons and both mentioned Yusuf Adamu, Hashimu Ya’u, Mustapha Mohammed and Shaibu Ado as members of their syndicate responsible for the kidnap at Plateau State Polytechnic Staff Quarters, Heipang on 21/02/2019, Zawan and other places in Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State.
“They further confessed that Bassa, Barkin Ladi and Mangu Local Government Areas have been their areas of operation.
“They also informed the Police during interrogation that they have also operated in Jos Metropolis. Similarly, Jibiro Damina and Dantani Umar confessed to being responsible for the kidnappings at Jengre axis of Bassa LGA of the state.”
The Police boss, however, said, investigation was still ongoing, and the suspects will be charged to court soon.
Also, the Police Commissioner said, “On the 20th June, 2019, at about 15:30 hours, the Plateau State Police Command received intelligence on some unknown kidnappers planning to attack and kidnap people in Kangel village of Shendam LGA.
“Based on the above intelligence, the policemen and intelligence officers were mobilized to neutralize the threat and arrest the criminals. At about 18:30 hours of the same day the hoodlums took off from their base to Kalong Road, but were intercepted by a team of Policemen dispatched to the area.
“On sighting the Police, the suspected kidnappers took to their heels abandoning two unregistered Honda and Mahindra motorcycles.”
The CP explained further that, “The hoodlums also abandoned a sack containing three AK47 rifles, three magazines loaded with 30 rounds of live ammunition each, 22 extra 7.62mm calibre ammunition, and one face mask among others.”
According to him, “Detectives are still on the trail of the fleeing suspects.”
In a case of threat to life, Akinmoyede said, “On the 31st July, 2019, at about 08:40 hours one Tabitha David of Fakkos Village in Bokkos Local Government Area of Plateau State reported at the Bokkos Police Division that on 28th July,2019, at about 13:54 hours she received a phone call from unknown persons with a hidden number.
“She further narrated that the caller asked her to keep the sum of N200,000 only for them or else they will kill her.
“On the receipt of the report, investigation commenced immediately which led to the arrest of Sale Abdullahi and Ahmadu Useni, both male, of Fakkos Village.
“It’s discovered in the course of investigation that the first suspect, Sale Abdullahi is the Secretary of Gan-Allah Fulani Association of Bokkos LGA while the second suspect Ahmadu Useni is the Ward Chairman of the same association also in Bokkos LGA of Plateau State.”
According to him, “Both suspects have confessed to the commission of the crime, and will be charged to court very soon.”
He said all other suspects paraded will be charge to court once investigation into their crimes were completed.

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