The Police have paraded 17 suspects who were arrested in Kafanchan and environs for inciting public disturbance, disturbance of public peace, causing mischief by fire, culpable homicide, theft and unlawful possession of prohibited fire arms.
The Force Public Relations Officer, CSP. Jimoh Moshood, told newsmen on Thursday that the arrests were result of the resolve by the Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim Idris to put a final stop to the crisis in Kafanchan and neighboring communities in Kaduna state.
The IGP, according to Mr Moshood, had since constituted a Joint Tactical Operation Squad (Operation Harmony), comprising the Police Mobile Force, Counter Terrorism Unit, Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Intelligence Response Team, SIB, EOD, the IGP Monitoring Unit, Police K9 (Sniffer Dog Section), Police Air wing and Police Medical Team with Headquarters in Kafanchan.
“The operation recorded remarkable achievements in tackling the crisis and preventing further disturbance of public peace across southern Kaduna,” he stated.
He added that a total of 29 assorted firearms and ammunition were recovered from the possession of the suspects.
“All the suspects will be charged to court on completion of investigation for inciting public disturbance, disturbance of public peace, causing mischief by fire, culpable homicide, theft and unlawful possession of prohibited fire arms
“The Inspector General of Police wishes to assure the good people and communities of Southern Kaduna of adequate security and protection of their lives and properties and hereby enjoin them to be law abiding and give peace a chance to prevail and cooperate with the Police personnel deployed in their localities,” he concluded.
The suspects paraded by the Police are:
- Nelson Paul ‘M’ 36years native of Kaninkon Jamma’a LGA Kaduna state
- Bulus Jatau ‘M’ age 32yrs from Jamma’a LGA of Kaduna state.
- Magaji Shaibu ‘M’ age 30years from Chinkun LGA of Kaduna state
- Danlami Yakubu ‘M’ age 28years from Chinkun LGA of Kaduna state
- Idris bello ‘M’ Chinkun LGA of Kaduna state
- Danjuma Barde ‘M’ 39 age from Chikun LGA of Kaduna state
- Danjuma barde chikun ‘M’ age 39years from LGA of Kaduna state
- Goma Adamu ‘M’ age 28years from Chukwum LGA of Kaduna state
- Samuel Joshua ‘M’ age 29years from Chinkun LGA of Kaduna state
- Abudulkareem Abdul ‘M’ age 20years from Rigasa LGA of Kaduna state
- Haruna Iliyasu ‘M’ age 20years Kiru LGA of Kaduna state
- Hassan Idris ‘M’ age 25years from Tsafe of Kaduna state
- Adamu Haruna ‘M’ 28years from Chikwun of Kaduna stste
- Adamu Umar ‘M’ age 27years Chikwun LGA of Kaduna state
- Sulieman Saleh ‘M’ age 30 from Chinkun LGA of Kaduna state
- Abubakar Mohammadu ‘M’ age 20years from Chikwun LGA of Kaduna state.
- Muhammadu Jori ‘M’ age 33years from Igabi LGA of Kaduna state