Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Men Who Kidnapped Gov Yahaya Bello's Mother In 2014 Nabbed

The Nigeria Police Force on Tuesday said it had arrested five suspects in connection with the kidnapping of Gov. Yahaya Bello’s Mother in May 2014.

The News Agency of Nigeria ( NAN) reports that Hajia Hawawu Bello, 80, mother of Gov. Bello, the then Managing Director of Fair Plus Transport Services, was kidnapped in Uvete, Adavi Local Government Area of Kogi, on May 29 2014.

The suspects are: Iliyasu Suleiman, 44, former Councillor and gang leader, Danjuma Ibrahim, 26, Iliyasu Obadaki, 35, Alhaji Nasiru, 43, and Hafiz Yakubu.


The Force Spokesman, CSP Jimoh Moshood, disclosed this at a news conference on Tuesday in Abuja.

Moshood said that items recovered from the suspects include: two AK 47 rifles; 20 live cartridges; one army camouflage inner wear; two army camouflage pair of trousers and two army camouflage caps.

Others  are; one black Beretta; two plastic guns; three sharp knives and one axe.

He said that all the suspects had confessed to the kidnapping of the governor’s mother and other robberies in FCT, Kogi and Niger.

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