Troops of Operation Safe Haven have arrested a suspected bandit and gunman, Shehu Musa, in connection with the attack in Zangon Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
The State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, who disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday, January 26, said the arrest was based on a tip-off, following careful investigations into last December’s deadly attack in Gora Gan, Zangon Kataf local government area, in which seven persons were killed, 13 houses burnt and several properties destroyed. Read previous reports HERE and HERE
Aruwan said the suspect was trailed to a village in a neighboring state, where he was arrested in an undisclosed hospital while receiving treatment for gunshot wounds.
Expressing satisfaction at the report of the arrest, Governor Nasir El-Rufai thanked the troops and security agencies for sustaining diligent investigations, and urged them to pursue all relevant leads to closure.
The suspect remains in the troops’ custody as investigations continue.