DSS parades six suspects over murder of Kaduna first class monarch

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DSSTHE Directorate for State Security (DSS), Kaduna state command has paraded six suspects in connection with the murder of late first class monarch, Agom Adara Maiwada Galadima.

It will be recalled that the late monarch was kidnapped about two weeks ago alongside his wife but the wife was later released.

However, when a ransom of N6m was paid to the kidnappers he was still killed by his abductors and his body found in Kateri along Abuja /Kaduna highway.

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Addressing the press over the incident, the state director of the DSS, Alh Mahmoud Ningi said followed the murder of the first class monarch, the service was tracking the suspects.

“Immediately after Galadima’s body was discovered, the service tracked and arrested six (6) members of the syndicate at different locations in the state.

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“During preliminary interrogation, they made confessional statements about their involvement in the crime.

“They are Adamu Sani, 36, he was arrested on 31st October 2018, in Rigasa, Igabi LGA. He is the mastermind of the operation. Others are Adamu Saidu (25), Adamu Isya (20), Yusuf Bello (32), Dahiru Muhammad Bello (28) and Muhammad Aminu.

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Ningi remarked that the service will ensure proper prosecution of the suspects, while efforts are being made to arrest the other members of the gang.

The DSS thanked the military and other security agencies for their support during the operations.

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