Men of the Vigilante Group of Nigeria (VGN) have arrested eight suspects allegedly belonging to a notorious group known as Sara-Suka in Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau State in connection with the murder of Sani Mazadu, a lecturer with the Federal University, Gashua, Yobe State, and Suleiman Sa’adu, a vigilante.
It was reported that Mazadu and Sa’adu were killed during a clash between two rival groups in Jos on Monday, April 11, 2022.
According to the Jos North LGA Commandant of VGN, Sani Kachalla, the eight suspected hoodlums between the ages of 16 and 20, have been fermenting trouble in some communities in Jos Jos North Local Government Area.
Sani Kachalla said the the hoodlums were arrested in different destinations by their officers.
Kachalla assured that with the support being received from the chairman of Jos North Government, they will continue to make sure that there will be no hiding place for criminals in the area.
Operations commander, Jos North Vigilante Group Of Nigeria, Sani Ahmad who sheds more light on efforts which led to the arrest, stressed that the command has initiate measures to bring all the perpetrators to book.
Reacting to the development, chairman of Jos North Local Government Council, Shehu Usman commended the officers and men of the Vigilante Group Of Nigeria for their efforts in ensuring a free crime society.
Usman added that his administration will continue to work closely with the conventional and Non Conventional actors to protect lives and prosperity of citizens in the area.
At the time of filing in this report, the eight suspects were taken to Special Task Force, STF, sector one, zaria road for further investigation.