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14 suspects arrested in reference to the killing of a village chief in Niger State

14 suspects arrested in connection with killing of village head in Niger State

The Niger State Police Command arrested 14 suspects in reference to homicide of Lambata village chief in Gurara native authorities space of ​​the state, Alhaji Mohammed Abdulsafur.

It will likely be remembered that on January 14, 2023, round 3 p.m., livid younger individuals from Lambata stormed the residence of the deceased in massive numbers.

They attacked the village chief, inflicting severe accidents on him and his youthful brother, a sure Ibrahim Moh’d, for inexplicable causes.

Sadly, the village chief was later confirmed lifeless in hospital, following the intense accidents he sustained within the assault.

14 suspects arrested in connection with the killing of a village chief in Niger State

Command spokesman DSP Wasiu Abiodun, who confirmed the arrest in a Friday, January 20, 2023 assertion, stated law enforcement officials led by Space Commander Suleja, on directions from the Command Police Commissioner of Niger State CP Ogundele J. Ayodeji, sprang into motion and carried out a house-to-house search within the space on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Throughout this search with some pointer witnesses, fourteen suspects have been arrested in reference to the crime.

The suspects are: Umar Ilyasu Sarki, 37, Musa M. Musa, 47, Yakubu Bissala, 23, Hussaini Moh’d, 18, Usman Habibu, 40, Ibrahim Umar, 45, Ismaila Moh’d, 38 years previous, Ademola Okunola, 51 years previous. , and Ilyasu Dantani, 28.

The others are Yakubu Mohd, 35, Yusuf Sarki, 49, Atiku Mohd, 21, Adam Yusuf, 46, and Bashir Mohd,

Throughout interrogation, the suspects confessed that there had been an ongoing concern of chieftaincy battle between the late village chief and Umar Ilyasu Sarki, who claimed that the thirty-seven district chiefs (Could- Angwa) of the neighborhood have been loyal to him; and that they didn’t acknowledge the late village chief as their chief.

Additionally, the suspects talked about different members who participated within the act like Hamza Umar Sarki, Dauda Umar Sarki, Abdulkarim Dantani, Zubairu Moh’d, Zayanu Ladan, Jibril Garba and others at present on the run.

Efforts are underway to arrest the fugitive members of the group because the investigation intensifies, whereas the suspects will probably be delivered to justice for diligent prosecution.

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