10 February 2021 By Mwuese Adem
The Plateau State Police Command has arrested
One person in connection with the killing of a Radio Nigeria Highland FM staff, late Mrs. Kenwan Pwul and the kidnap of her 6 year old daughter.
State Commissioner of Police, Edward Egbuka made this known while parading the suspect along with 38 others for various offences within the last quarter of year 2020 to date.
Late Mrs Pwul who was an administrative staff of Radio Nigeria Highland FM met her death on the 23rd of December last year when gun men stormed her residence in Du area of Jos South local Government, shot her and kidnapped her 6 year old daughter who was later released unhurt.
Parading the suspect before newsmen, the Commissioner of Police, Edward Egbuka said the Police while combing nearby hills and forests, apprehended one Idris Musa of Kafi-Abu area, Barkin-ladi who had a gunshot wound on his leg.
The CP added that the suspect initially denied any complicity in the crime but when confronted with evidence from the scene of the crime, confessed and mentioned some of his accomplices who are still at large.
In another case of abduction, the Police Commissioner revealed that a combined team of police operatives, local vigilante and hunters raided some criminal hide outs at Ruga village, a boundary settlement between Taraba and Bauchi States, engaged them in a gun battle and arrested 3 persons while others fled with gun shot wounds.
Items recovered by the police were locally fabricated guns, army uniforms, vehicles and laptops.
He commended Governor Simon Lalong for working out modalities to curb crime in the State by signing into law the anti kidnapping, land grabbing, cultism and violence related matters bill and the public for providing necessary information towards arresting hoodlums.
He promised continuos aggressive manhunt for criminals in every part of the State to curb insecurity.