The Force Intelligence Bureau Special Tactical Squad (FIB-STS) have arrested two suspected kidnappers, Aminu Lawal (aka Kano), and Murtala Dawu (aka Mugala), involved in the abduction of Greenfield University students.
Recall that gunmen stormed the institution on April 18, 2021, and abducted 22 students. The kidnappers later killed five of the students.
A statement released by the Force Public Relations Officer, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, said the suspects confessed to the kidnap of students from the Greenfield University in Kaduna State, and the mindless murder of five victims before the payment of ransom, and the eventual release of the others. Adejobi added that the suspects also confessed to the kidnap and murder of two police officers and one vigilante in 2021.
”Intelligence shows that there area of operations include Dan Hunu, Kekebi, Dan Busha Rido, Maraban Rido, and Kumi Sata, all in Kaduna State. FIB-STS operatives caught up with them in March, 2022, after being on their trail upon the mention of their names in connection to the kidnapping of Bethel Baptist School students in 2021.”the statement read
The police added that the suspects would be arraigned in court as soon as the investigation is concluded.