Abuja-Kaduna train attack suspect arrested

A suspect named Bello Yellow has been detained by vigilantes in Zuba town in the Federal Capital Territory. Bello Yellow is thought to be connected to the attack on the Abuja-Kaduna train in March 2022.

When the suspect got out of a car at Dan-Kogi Motor Park early on Sunday, January 22, 2023, police were waiting for him.

Members of the Miyetti Allah Vigilantes spotted the culprit, a vigilante informed Daily Trust.

“They called the attention of our members attached to the motor park for assistance. He was apprehended and taken to our office where he was searched and detained before being handed over to the police around 4am.,” he said. 

The source stated that in the course of the investigation, N103,000 cash was found in his possession, as well as three sticks of cigarette and a lighter.

The vigilante source stated that the Divisional Police Officer in Zuba personally came to their office with his men to pick the suspect.

“Though the Fulani vigilantes gave the suspect’s name as Bello Yellow, he calls himself Bature Shabe, and that he came from Ilorin in Kwara State and was on his way to Shenagu Forest near Zuba where his elder brother, Alhaji Shabe, resides. 

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