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15-year-old teenage notorious bandit, arrested by Police

15-year-old teenage notorious bandit, arrested by Police

A 15-year-old boy, Dini Samaila (aka Yellow) and his older accomplice, Musa Bature, have been arrested by security agents in Kaduna over alleged involvement in banditry.

The two suspected notorious bandits were apprehended at a village in Sabon Gaya, Chikun local government area of the state recently.

Spokesman for the State Police Command, Mohammed Jalige, in a statement on Wednesday evening said credible intelligence led to the arrest of the suspects.

He said: “On February 15, 2022, the Command’s operatives attached to Toll Gate Division alongside civilian JTF acted on credible intelligence and succeeded in apprehending two notorious kidnappers who are on the wanted list of many security agencies.


“The criminal elements were apprehended around Sabon Gaya village in Chikun LGA of Kaduna state.

“The suspects were identified by one of their victims who had his hand amputated by the said criminals while in their captivity on February 8, 2022.

“However, the preliminary investigation so far reveals the identity of the bandits as (1) Dini Samaila a.k.a yellow 15yrs and (2) Musa Bature.

He stressed that: “The suspects had since confessed having carried out several kidnapping activities around Sabon Gaya and Kaduna –Abuja road”, Jalige said.

He further said efforts were being geared towards recovering their operating logistics as well as a possible arrest of their accomplices to face the full wrath of the law.

“The Commissioner of Police Kaduna Command is calling on all communities to be partners in ensuring that all security agencies get their maximum cooperation in stemming the activities of these marauding armed bandits”, he adds.

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