Police arrest suspected killers of Zamfara Ex-Guber aspirant, 21 others

The Will

Operatives of the Force Intelligence Bureau Intelligence Response Team (FIB-IRT), led by the Deputy Commissioner of Police, DCP Olatunji Disu, have arrested the killers of ex-Zamfara State gubernatorial aspirant and owner of Famak British Schools, Alhaji Sagir Hamidu, at Rijana.

The team which recorded massive successes against agents and collaborators of violent crimes in the country, also arrested 23 other suspects of violent crimes, such as culpable homicide, armed robbery, kidnapping, arms trafficking, possession of prohibited firearms, rape, amongst others.

CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, the Force Spokesperson, who paraded the suspects on Friday, at the FIB-IRT office, Abuja, disclosed that the operatives also recovered 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, 5 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 canisters from the suspects during follow-up investigations.


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