Plateau Massacre: 11 Suspects Arrested, Over 200 Deaths Recorded
Biliaminu Abdullahi; Samaila Saleh; Muhammadu Kabiru; Aminu Mohammed; Alhassan Saidu, Abubakar Adam, Gazali Isah, Hamza Inusa, Yahuza Yau, Dahiru Ahmed and Friday Musa all have one thing in common.
They were arrested after being fingered in the killings of over 200 persons in Barkin Ladi and Riyom comminuties in Plateau State.
The police spokesman, Jimoh Moshood, said in a statement on Tuesday that five AK47 rifles and two live cartridges were recovered.
He explained that the suspects were arrested following the June 24 deployment of the Special Intervention Force to restore peace in Barkin-Ladi, Riyom, and Jos South local council areas.
He added that they had recorded significant progress in getting to the root of the incident.
“The suspects are now in police custody and the listed exhibits recovered from them. They are assisting the police investigation team with useful information in the investigation into the incident,” he said.
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