The Nigeria Police says it has arrested 16 notorious kidnapping and armed robbery gang terrorising Nigerians along the Abuja-Kaduna road. The Force spokesman, CSP Jimoh Moshood, disclosed this while addressing newsmen on Tuesday. Jimoh said they were arrested in Sabon Wuse in Tafa Local Government Area of Niger, adding that the arrest followed a coordinated operations by the Special Tactical Squad operating in the area.
The suspects identified as Ibrahim Umar (gang leader), Isiaka Mohammed, Hassan Usman, Mubarak Adamu, Yisuf Sani, Musa Usman, Yakabu Wakili, Abdullahi Abdulkarim, were arrested in Sabon Wuse in Tafa Local Government Area of Niger . Moshood said that items recovered from the suspects are: 5 AK 47 rifles, nine AK 47 magazines, two cutlasses, one cell phone and 1,598 rounds of ammunition.