Suspected killers of Zamfara governorship aspirant arrested by Police FIB-IRT team

The accused killers of former Zamfara State gubernatorial aspirant and proprietor of Famak British Schools in the state, Alhaji Sagir Hamidu, have been apprehended by operatives of the Force Intelligence Bureau Intelligence Response Team, together with 21 other criminal suspects (FIB-IRT).

CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, the Force Public Relations Officer, stated this in an Abuja statement on Friday, May 13.

Sani Usman, 22, and Mohammed Tijjani, 23, both from Pai Konkore, Gwagwalada, in the Federal Capital Territory, were two of the 23 suspects apprehended, according to Adejobi. The suspects were seized in connection with a kidnapping and armed robbery case on the Abuja-Kaduna Expressway, according to him.

“Preliminary investigations revealed that the suspects were part of the bandit syndicate which carried out the attack on travellers at Rijana, along the Kaduna–Abuja expressway on Sunday, November 21, 2021 in which they gruesomely murdered an ex-Zamfara State gubernatorial aspirant and owner of Famak British Schools, Alhaji Sagir Hamidu and kidnapped a nursing mother leaving her baby behind in a nearby bush” the statement read in part

Adejobi added that a total of 52 firearms including one Rocket Propelled Grenade (RPG) Launcher, one General Purpose Machine Gun (GPMG), 36 AK47 Rifles, two English shotguns, five locally-made shotguns, five locally-made automatic pistols, four pump-action shotguns, two thousand and forty-five (2,045) rounds of live ammunition of different calibres, one DAF Truck loaded with 45,000 litres of premium motor spirit (PMS), two Motor Vehicles, three Mobile Phones, Two machetes, and five tear gas cannisters were recovered from the suspects.

 Suspected killers of Zamfara governorship aspirant arrested by Police FIB-IRT team
 Suspected killers of Zamfara governorship aspirant arrested by Police FIB-IRT team
 Suspected killers of Zamfara governorship aspirant arrested by Police FIB-IRT team

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