50 ‘Sarasuka’ Gangsters Arrested In Kaduna
Fifty gangsters, known variously as Yan Sarasuka or Yan Shara in Kaduna state, have been arrested.
Mr. Samuel Aruwan, Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Media and Publicity, said the suspects would be arraigned before magistrates’ court after investigations.
The suspects were arrested in different locations in Kaduna town as security agencies investigate last weekend’s outrage by hoodlums in parts of the city.
Governor El-rufai also directed security agencies to deal decisively with the menace of urban hoodlums.
“The Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai has received briefings from security agencies on the outrage perpetrated by urban gangsters, notoriously known as Yan Shara or Sarasuka.
“The Governor has also visited Abakpa community where he interacted with some members of the community and condemned the criminal actions of the gangsters.
“Security agencies have informed the Governor of the arrest updates on the arrest of over 50 suspects. The governor requested that the police and the Ministry of Justice to ensure prompt investigations and diligent prosecution of whoever is indicted.
“He urged the police to ensure that fleeing suspects do not escape justice, declaring that all government agencies must work to collectively end the menace.”