The Police on Sunday said they had killed the suspected mastermind of the kidnap of the Board Chairman, Universal Basic Education Commission ( UBEC )and his daughter.
Muhammed Mahmood and his daughter were kidnapped on April 29 around Katari Village, along the Kaduna-Abuja Highway and later released.
Force Spokesman, Frank Mba, a Deputy Commissioner of Police, said in a statement in Abuja that the suspect was killed on Saturday during a shootout with operatives attached to “Operation Puff Adder”.
“A kidnapping kingpin and notorious armed robber, who recently masterminded the kidnap of the UBEC Chairman along Abuja- Kaduna road is dead,”he said.
Mba said the suspect, Sumaila Sule, alias SHAHO, who was in his mid thirties, was a native of Rijana village in Kachia Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
He explained that the suspect died following multiple bullet wounds he sustained during the shootout.
The spokesman said that the operatives were carrying out routine…