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Troops arrest suspected killers of Community Leader, Retired Military Personnel

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Troops have arrested some suspects in connection with the murder of Alhaji Saleh Umar, the Ardo of Kamuru, Dutsen Bako community in Ikulu Chiefdom of Zangon Kataf Local Government Area, Kaduna State.
The assailants abducted and killed Alhaji Umar after collecting N2 million ransom.
Troops of Operation Safe Haven (OPSH), the military task force maintaining peace in Plateau and parts of Bauchi and Kaduna states, carried out the arrests.
Its Media Officer, Maj. Samson Zhakom, told a news conference in Jos recently that the troops also arrested suspected killers of retired Master Warrant Officer of the Nigerian Air Force, Hamza Musa.
Zhakom added that troops of OPSH also arrested the killer of some residents of Bokkos Local Government Area of Plateau State.
They also arrested suspected vandals of rail tracks in conjunction with operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS).
“We have arrested the prime suspects in the gruesome murder of Alhaji Umar, the Ardo of Kamuru, Dutsen Bako village, Ikulu Chiefdom in Zangon Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
“They abducted and killed the community leader after collecting a ransom of N2 million.
“We have also arrested three persons who conspired and killed their father and uncle, Hamza Musa, a discharged Nigerian Air Force Master Warrant Officer.

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