9 arrested over Zangon Kataf attack


Nine people have been over last Sunday’s attack on Kurmin Gandu village in Zangon Kataf local of Kaduna state that left five people dead. 

Kaduna state Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr Samuel Aruwan said on Wednesday that the nine suspects were tracked by security agencies until they were , adding that during their , several weapons were discovered in their possession.  

“Nine suspects have been in connection with the recently reported attack on Kurmin Gandu village, Zangon Kataf local . This was revealed in operational feedback submitted to the Kaduna state government by troops of Safe Haven. 

“It would be recalled that armed carried out an attack on the village late on Sunday, leaving five people dead, as reported in a security update on Monday. 

“The nine suspects were apprehended after continuous tracking by the troops. An assortment of weapons was recovered from the group. 

Nasir el-Rufai received the report with gratitude, and commended the troops for their relentless efforts, urging the security agencies to ensure diligent prosecution of the suspects. The suspects have been handed over to the for further investigation.”

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