The Bauchi State Police Command has arrested a suspect identified as Sanusi Lauwali, for alleged kidnapping and armed robbery.
The suspect also confessed to have killed five people during the religious crises in Jos, Plateau State.
Lauwali disclosed this while being paraded by the state commissioner of police, Sylvester Alabi, at the state command headquarters.
The suspect disclosed that anytime there is a religious crisis in the state, his boss gives them guns to kill Christians.
He further stated that he does not know the exact number of people he has killed, but they are not less than five persons.
He said, “I cannot remember how many people I have killed, they are not up to 10, but I think they are at least five people.
“I killed these people during religious crises in Plateau State. These are the people I shot and killed.”
The suspect when asked where he gets the gun he uses during the attack said, “It is our boss that gives us the guns.
”I live in Tunga village outside Jos, but anytime there is a crisis, he will send us to the place to go and kill Christians.
“I ran away and went back to my hometown in Ningi (Local Government Area), for about one year now.
“It was when I went back that they informed security agents who arrested me; although I know I am guilty of what they are accusing me of.”
The Commissioner of Police noted that the suspect who is from Gudale village Ningi LGA Bauchi state is a suspected serial kidnapper and armed robber.
He disclosed that he was apprehended on 12th September 2021 around 5 pm, through intelligence.
Alabi said, “His gang members include one Ali, one Bammi and welcome (real name not yet known).
“He confirmed to have benefited the sum of N250,000 as his share from the proceeds of crime they collected from their kidnapped victim at Dabar Tsintsiya village.”
The commissioner disclosed that an investigation is ongoing to apprehend other accomplices.