Police Arrest ABU Security Staff ‘working’ With Gunmen To Kidnap Lecturers

He’s been linked to a rash of kidnappings of staff and
students of the premier university…

The Nigerian Police Force has nabbed suspected kidnappers
who have been terrorising Ahmadu Bello University.

One of the workers of the institution working at security
department, Aliyu Abubakar, was also arrested by Special
Tactical Squad of Inspector-General of Police for ‘providing’
assistance to kidnappers who have on various occasions
terrorised the institution.

The Public Relations Officer of Nigerian Police, CP Frank
Mba, at the ongoing parade of no fewer than 25 suspects
for various offences told journalists that a suspect, Malam
Jafaru, who ‘provides’ spiritual guidance to the kidnappers,
was also arrested.

The arrest comes in the wake of a spate of kidnappings that
have hit the university campus and its environs, with staff
and students taken for ransom.

In November, gunmen forcefully abducted a staff of
Ahmadu Bello University and released his wife and daughter
in a gunfight with police.

Kidnappers invaded the home of the staff on university’s
main campus in Zaria and took him, his wife and daughter.

The campus security passed on a distress call to police
intelligence response team
Police engaged the kidnappers in a gunfight. He was
released later in December.

In December, nine students of school’s French Department
were abducted while on a trip.
to Lagos for an academic programme.

Their abductors demanded N270 million as ransom.

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