Youth Restiveness: Niger Police arrest notorious SARA-SUKA thugs [Photos]

Youth Restiveness

In light of recent youth restiveness in Minna metropolis, some miscreants who engaged in a free-for-all near Angwan-Daji and Limawa areas of Minna that resulted in the death of one Muktar Bashir have been arrested by the police.

According to a statement by DSP Wasiu Abiodun, the police public relations officer in Niger State, the deceased, 25-year-Old Muktar, a resident of Limawa area in Minna was stabbed to death by a rival gang during the free-for-all fight that occured on the 2nd of June, 2022.

DSP Abiodun said the Department of operations, Area Commander metro, and other metro patrol teams were dispatched to the scene after receiving the information, and two suspects were captured while others fled.

He said the lifeless body of Muktar was retrieved and taken to a public hospital in Minna for an autopsy before being returned to the family for burial.

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Consequently, Abiodun said on 04/06/2022 at about 1020hrs, a distress call was received of a suspected reprisal attack that some youths were engaging in a similar fight around stadium junction; along Bosso road causing panic and blockage of the road.

This caused the Police tactical teams to immediately dispatch to the area and three other suspects were arrested including a notorious gang leader from Angwan-Daji by name Isah Aliyu aged 23yrs (a.k.a Gaye, Obasanjo) who stabbed the said Muktar dead.

Youth Restiveness
Isah Aliyu aged 23yrs (a.k.a Gaye, Obasanjo) who stabbed the said Muktar dead.

Others arrested are:-
-Ishaya Sunday aged 22yrs ‘m’ of Bosso
-Sani Ibrahim aged 24yrs ‘m’ of Fadikpe
-Aliyu Mohammed aged 24yrs ‘m’ of Bosso
-Isah Abdulrahman aged 20 yrs ‘m’ of Sauka-Kahuta, together with those earlier arrested.

Not relenting on their efforts, the police have also arrested another notorious gang leader who was earlier hospitalised and treated from injuries sustained during the fight.

Niger youth restiveness: gang leader, Abdulmajid Abubakar

He is by name Abdulmajid Abubakar (Gaye) aged 28yrs ‘m’ of Angwan-Daji area of Minna.

Source: Niger State Police Command.

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