Operation Puff Adder appeared to have neutralized the most wanted criminal ever as the police announced the death of the man they claimed was the mastermind of the kidnapping of the UBEC Chairman along Abuja- Kaduna road.
The police identified the suspect as Sumaila Sule, alias SHAHO, a male said to be in his in his mid thirties.
According to a police statement, Shaho was a native of Rijana village in Kachia LGA.
Police said he was one of the most vicious and most wanted kidnappers that have been terrorizing citizens in Kaduna and its environs.
“He died in the early hours of 18th May, 2019 following multiple bullet wounds he sustained during a deadly shootout with police operatives attached to Operation Puff Adder”, a police statement said.
“The shootout took place in the evening of 17th May 2019, at the outskirts of Rijana village.
“The police operatives, in line with the mandate of Operation Puff…