Kaduna state police command on Thursday arrested two people suspected of murder and cattle rustling in Kafachan area command, while recovering three cows and a motorcycle, the state Police Public Relation Officer (PPRO), DSP Yakubu Sabo has said.
Speaking in a statement released on Friday, DSP Yakubu said, “on 14/11/2019 at about 0300hrs, a case of cattle rustling and culpable homicide was reported to Kafanchan Area Command through our operatives at a security check point.
“Team of police detectives led by the Area Commander Kafanchan acted on a tip off, intercepted a bus ash colour with Reg No. BLD 43 XA conveying three suspected rustled cows and arrested one Sadiq Umar (the driver) and Umar Abubakar both of Unguwan Nungu of Jama’a Local Government Area.
The operatives also recovered a motorcycle allegedly belonging to the fleeing suspect with Reg. No. QC 717AKW.
“The suspects are alleged to be responsible for the murder of one Hosea Ayuba, Ado Adamu, Abagu Danladi and Kusa Danladi as well as the rustling of the said cows at Marabar Agban Kagoro. Both suspects are currently helping police investigation with useful information and will be prosecuted accordingly. Efforts are also on top gear to apprehend the fleeing accomplices.
“The Command appeals to the general public to continue to demonstrate such public cooperation with a view to nip crime in the bud and to ensure public safety across the state,” the PPRO said.