Operatives of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) have confirmed arrested some of the suspected kidnappers and killers of Greenfield and Bethel students. Terrorists attacked the schools sometime last year.
The suspects include Aminu Lawal (a.k.a. Kano) who was second-in-command to a notorious kidnapper known as Yellow Ashana, and Muritala Dawu (a.k.a. Mugala) who was well known for kidnapping, rape and sundry brutal crimes along Kaduna-Abuja expressway.
Force PRO, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, while parading them, said “Muritala Dawu and Aminu Lawal worked in synergy under the notorious kidnap kingpin, Yellow Ashana
“They extended their nefarious operations to Niger State and Nasarawa. They kidnapped and killed two policemen and one vigilante sometime last year.
“They were part of the kidnappers, who kidnapped the Greenfield students and killed about five of the victims before ransom was paid to them. They also kidnapped Bethel Baptist students sometime last year.
“They confessed to have carried out several kidnaps in Dan hunu, Kekebi, Danbusha, Rido, Maraba Riddo and Kumi Sata, Kaduna state.”
The Force public relations officer (PRO) disclosed that the police had been on their trail since last year when seven of the suspects involved in the kidnap of the Bethel Baptist students mentioned their names in their confessional statements[carousel_slide id='8496']