March 25, 2023

Operatives of the Force Intelligence Bureau Intelligence Response Team (FIB-IRT) have arrested the killers of ex-Zamfara State gubernatorial aspirant and owner of Famak British Schools, Alhaji Sagir Hamidu, at Rijana and 21 others in major sting operations across the country.

The FIB-IRT 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, five locally-made automatic pistols, four pump action shotguns. They also recovered 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 cannisters from the suspects during follow-up investigations.

Force PRO, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi said in one of the cases, the duo of Sani Usman aged 22 years and Mohammed Tijjani aged 23 years, both from Pai Konkore, Gwagwalada, in the Federal Capital Territory were apprehended in connection with a case of kidnapping and armed robbery along the Abuja-Kaduna expressway.

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