Deadly kidnappers of Greenfield students Kano, Mugala busted


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Two of the deadly kidnappers who abducted students of Greenfield University, Kaduna students have been busted by the Nigerian police.

About 17 students of Greenfield University students were abducted in April 2021 by gunmen and were later freed after ransom were paid. Two of the students were however killed.

They were arrested by the Force Intelligence Bureau Special Tactical Squad (FIB-STS) operatives.

The suspects are: Aminu Lawal (aka Kano), and Murtala Dawu (aka Mugala) were paraded by the Force Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi on Sunday in Abuja.

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“Prominent among the cases include a case of kidnapping where the duo of Aminu Lawal (aka Kano), and Murtala Dawu (aka Mugala), both working in synergy with the kidnap kingpin known as Yellow Ashana.

”They confessed to the kidnap and murder of two police officers and one vigilante in 2021. They equally 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 eventual release of the others.

“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,” Adejobi said.

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