The Nigeria Police Force has reportedly killed two suspected killers of a youth leader, Haru Manya, in Sabon Gaya, Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
It was gathered that Manya was killed by the suspects while working on his farm on November 12.
The Force spokesperson, Jimoh Moshood, disclosed this while addressing newsmen in Sabon Gaya on Tuesday.
Mr. Moshood said that the two suspects were killed during a shoot-out with the members of Operation Absolute Sanity.
He explained that the operation followed a directive from the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to arrest the killers.
“The Inspector-General of Police commiserates with members of the community and directed Operation Absolute Sanity to arrest the killers,” he said.
The spokesman said that investigation would be intensified to arrest other suspects connected to the heinous crime.
In a related development, the Nigeria Police Force said it arrested eight suspected kidnappers and members of an armed robbery gang.
The suspects are: Umar Ibrahim, gang leader; Iliya Adamu; Ifeanyi Linus, informant to the gang; Jibril Adamu, Samaila Haruna, Ibrahim Mamman, Ibrahim Idris and Silas Chukwuemeka.