Police Arrest Two Suspects Linked to Murder of Former Jigawa Housing Authority MD

Taiwo Ajayi
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Police operatives in Jigawa State have apprehended two individuals in connection with the killing of a former Managing Director of the state’s Housing Authority, Abubakar Babangida.

The arrests were made following the murder of Babangida and another person by suspected bandits on March 7 in Warwade Village, Birnin Kudu local government area.

Jigawa State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Tijjani Abdullahi, revealed this development during a press briefing at the command’s headquarters in Dutse.

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The suspects, aged 18 and 20, were found in possession of incriminating items such as two AK 47 rifles, four magazines, 68 rounds of live ammunition, and a leg chain. Additionally, a motorcycle, five SIM cards, eight headsets, batteries, an ECOWAS passport, and N221,510.00 were also recovered from them.

Investigations unveiled that the seized arms were utilized in a robbery that resulted in the loss of three lives in Birnin Kudu. The suspects were apprehended by law enforcement officers with the assistance of a vigilance group at Dangoli Funali Camp.

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