By Samuel James
Abuja (Sundiata Post) – Niger state Police command has apprehended five suspects for kidnapping and culpable homicide.
According to the Command’s Public Relations Officer, Assistant Superintendent Wasiu Abiodun , the suspects were arrested in different locations.
He said the three of the suspects were alleged to have killed two teenager behind M.I Wushishi Housing Estate.
ASP Abiodun who listed those arrested as Alhaji Umaru Ibrahim aged 41, Nuhu Ahmadu, 27 and Safulai Ahmadu, 23, all hail from Kpabi village in Chanchaga local government of Niger state.
The PPRO added that during the interrogation, the suspects confessed to have conspired and fired dane gun at the deceased persons were claiming that they have encroached and damage their farmland through illegal mining.
In related incident , ASP Abiodun Wasiu said two of the fourteen persons who were alleged to have invaded Nakudna village in Shiroro local government area have also been arrested.
The SP while interrogating the suspects confessed to be indigenes of the community but conspired with their armed gang members, now at large, and acted as pointers and informants to the bandits.
However the PPRO said the investigation has commenced while efforts are also on top gear to arrested those at large.