Kaduna police dock four for murder of army colonel

By Isa Kajuru, Kaduna
The Kaduna State Command of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has docked four persons accused of the abduction and murder of an army colonel, late Samaila Yinusa.According to the police, the accused were on Thursday arraigned before a magistrate court sitting in Kaduna for the offences of abduction and murder.

Yinusa was allegedly abducted and killed on March 27 in Kaduna State. His body was later discovered along the Abuja-Kaduna highway two days after he was kidnapped.

The four suspects are: Emeka Okeke, Kabir Ibrahim, Chijoke Ugwuanyi and Ebele Precious.
When they were paraded by the Kaduna State Police Command, they  confessed to kidnapping and stealing the army officer’s car but Okeke, the gang leader, denied killing him, saying the colonel died from a gunshot he fired himself.

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