Abductors of Greenfield University, Bethel Baptist students arrested

Some of the freed students of Greenfield University

Some of the freed students of Greenfield University: Abductors arrested

The kidnappers, of students of Greenfield University as well as students of the Bethel Baptist High School in Kaduna, have been arrested.

The Kaduna Police Command’s spokesman, Mohammed Jalige, confirmed the development on Thursday.

Jalige said one Usman Mohammed from Bukuyum in Zamfara State was apprehended by operatives of the command in connection with the kidnap of the students.

He said, “On the 29th August 2021 at about 0900hrs, based on credible information, Operation Yaki Surveillance team with FIB STS Force Headquarter, Abuja, jointly raided a house along Ring Road, Asikolaye area of Kaduna, where one Usman Abubakar, ‘m’ 41 years old, a native of Adakpa village, Bukkuyum LGA of Zamfara State, a notorious kidnapper terrorizing Chikun, Igabi and Giwa LGAs of Kaduna State, was arrested.

“He confessed to having kidnapped many people and collected several ransoms; he also has links with recent attacks on Greenfield University, Bethel Baptist Academy and School of Forestry Mechanisation, Mando, Kaduna.”

Jalige noted that 25 other suspects were also arrested.

He confirmed that illegal firearms, among others, were recovered.