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Breaking- Kaduna-Abuja Train Attack, Security Operatives Arrest Suspect

Earlier hours of sunday, january 22nd, 2023, it was reported that Sixty-two passengers were abducted in the attack. Security operatives, on Sunday, January 22, 2023, arrested one of the Kaduna-Abuja train attack suspects in Zuba, Abuja, Federal Capital Territory. The suspect, popularly called Yellow, was reportedly arrested by vigilantes in Zuba as he alighted from a car around Dan-Kogi Motor Park.

 A vigilante, who refused to disclose his name, said members of the Miyetti Allah Vigilantes sighted Yellow, and quickly called the attention of security operatives who arrested him.  According to him, after a careful search, the sum of N103,000 cash, three sticks of cigarettes and a lighter was found in his possession.

It was reported that, the suspect was later handed over to the Divisional Police Officer in Zuba. On 28 March 2022, an Abuja–Kaduna train, carrying over 900 passengers, was attacked in Katari, Kaduna State, Nigeria. At least eight people were killed, including Amin Mahmoud, a youth leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Chinelo Megafu Chinelo, a medical doctor, Tibile Mosugu, a rising lawyer and son of Senior Advocate of Nigeria, and Barrister Musa Lawal-Ozigi, secretary-general, Trade Union Congress, TUC.

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