A criminal gang responsible for the kidnap and murder of a Catholic Seminarian, Nnadi Michael, of the Catholic Good Shepherd Major Seminary at Gonin Gora, Kakau, Kaduna state, has been busted. .
Mr Nnadi Michael and three other seminarians were kidnapped by the gang at the Seminary on January 9, 2020. The three other seminarians were released on January 31 after a ransom was paid, and the lifeless body of Mr. Nnadi was discovered in the bush.
Investigations also revealed that the suspects were part of a 19-man gang that kidnapped the wife of one Doctor Ataga and her two daughters on January 24 in Juji, Kaduna State
Mrs Ataga was killed by the gang following her resistance to the attempt by leader of the gang to rape her. The suspects, after killing her, released the daughters and her corpse to the family after collecting ransom.
The same gang is responsible for the kidnap of six students and two teachers of Engravers College, Chikun LGA, Kaduna, from the school premises on October 3, 2019.
The suspects, known to belong to a terrorist network operating in North-Central, Nigeria, have confessed to several other random operations along Abuja-Kaduna Expressway.