KADUNA, Nigeria – A driver, Sadiq Umar and Umar Abubakar both of Unguwan Nungu of Jama’a local government area have been arrested by the police for alleged murder and cow rustling.
According to a statement by the Kaduna State Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, DSP Yakubu Abubakar Sabo ” A case of Cattle Rustling and Culpable Homicide was reported to Kafanchan Area Command through our operatives at a security checkpoint on 14th November 2019 at about 0300hrs
“Teams of Police detectives led by the Area Commander Kafanchan acted on a tip-off, intercepted a Bus ash colour with Reg No. BLD 43 XA conveying three suspected rustled cows and arrested one Sadiq Umar (the driver) and Umar Abubakar both of Unguwan Nungu of Jamaa Local Government Area.”
The statement explained that the operatives also recovered a Motorcycle allegedly belonging to the fleeing suspect with Reg. No. QC 717AKW.
It said the suspects are alleged to be responsible for the murder of one Hosea Ayuba, Ado Adamu, Abagu Danladi and Kusa Danladi as well as the rustling of the said cows at Marabar Agban Kagoro.
“Both suspects are currently helping Police investigation with useful information and will be prosecuted accordingly while efforts are also on top gear to apprehend the fleeing accomplices,” the statement assured.
The Command appealed to the general public to continue to demonstrate such public cooperation with a view to nip crime in the bud and to ensure public safety across the state.