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Troops apprehends suspected killer of couple, 11 others in Plateau

The Nigerian Army’s Operation Safe Haven (OPSH) troops captured the alleged killer of a couple in Kwi Community, Riyom Local Government Area (LGA) of Plateau State on Saturday.

Lt.-Col. Ishaku Takwa, Acting Deputy Director, Army Public Relations of the Nigerian Army’s 3 Division, Rukuba, near Jos, announced this at a news conference in Jos.

Takwa said that the suspect was arrested on November 18, in Tafawa community of Barkin Ladi, following the resilience and commitment of the troops.

Recall that on August 14, suspected gunmen killed a newly married couple, one Rwang Danladi, 37 and his wife, Sandra, 28.

The couple, both teachers of BECO were killed when gunmen attacked the school on the fateful day.

”You will recall that in August, gunmen forced themselves into BECO Comprehensive Secondary School, Kwi, and killed a couple, who are both teachers in the school,” Takwa said.

”We commenced investigation and arrested one Lukman Aminu, who has been on our wanted list over numerous criminal offences.

”He was arrested at Tafawa village in Barkin Ladi and has since confessed to committing the crime.”

Takwa also said that the troops are on the trail of the remaining gunmen, adding that they would be brought to justice soon.

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