The acting Inspector preferred of Police, Yakubu Abubakar and other provider chiefs have been below pressure following the rise in instances of kidnap along Abuja-Kaduna expressway.
Several strategic raids of suspected hideouts brought about the arrest of suspected kidnappers and their accomplices. One among such persons is Salisu who was arrested with the aid of operatives attached to the Inspector standard of Police, Intelligence reaction crew, a pass that has caused the arrest of several suspects.
In line with police supply, police acted based on intelligence file generated by the Technical Intelligence Unit(TUI) on April four, about the activities of alleged non secular adviser of the suspected kidnappers within the North particularly Kaduna axis. On April 16, after serious and unrelenting comply with up, operatives of IRT succeeded in arresting Salisu Abubakar, inside a bus in Galadimawa village, Kaduna nation.
Salisu elderly 48, who is a local of Dutsinma in Kastina kingdom confessed to the police that he is their spiritual adviser. He disclosed that most of his customers function along Abuja, Kaduna, Zaria, Niger and Kastina states axis. At the same time as the interrogation lasted, Salisu had to pause severally to get hold of calls from them.
Responding to questions, Salisu insisted that his simplest job is to recommend the suspected kidnappers while and wherein to assault. “i used to be an honest cleric before the ones horrific men took over our community and a number of us for worry that they will kill us, decided to paintings for them.
“i am thankfully married to 4 better halves and God blessed me with 15 children. My father is from Kastina kingdom however relocated to Kaduna due to the fact he acquired a large land for farming. He changed into additionally very spiritual that turned into why he despatched me to Arabic faculty. I also learnt a way to cultivate Maize and Guinea corn. Luckily whilst i was at the Arabic college, I were given the gift of vision and recuperation.
“I commenced practicing and additionally farming due to the fact then we made quite a few money thru farming. Approximately 10 years in the past, kidnapping and livestock rustling improved. It changed into now not secure to be visible as a a hit farmer. In the event that they do not kidnap you they will wait till the day you harvest your crop and attack.
For a man with so many children, I had to educate my children, so I decided to start the use of my present to make more money. I started out approximately eight years in the past, to wish for human beings and in exchange they may pay a certain charge. Visit our network and ask approximately me.
We not often go to the health center. I wager it turned into my recognition that added them to my shrine. Three years in the past, they kidnapped me and advised me that they’re not interested in cash but my powers. They pressured me to pray and advise them for one operation and that i did. They have been very a hit and happy.
The following day i used to be launched but with the condition that I could be running for them. They threatened to wipe out my complete circle of relatives if I fail to co-function with them.”