NSCDC and Army arrest suspected kidnappers and killers of ex-Nasarawa Attorney-General’s father

Sunday, June 16, 2024
 -Operatives of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC have arrested a gang of kidnappers responsible for the abduction and murder of Comrade Daniel Umaru Lagi, the father of former Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Barrister Innocent Lagi.

The Commandant of the corps, Ismaila Abdullahi, who disclosed this in a statement on Saturday, June 15, 2024, said the suspects were arrested in a sting operation in collaboration with the troops of the Nigerian Army, Operation Whirl Stroke of the Nigerian Army. 

Mr Abdullahi added that the suspects have confessed to the crime and will be charged to court for prosecution upon completion of the investigation.

The deceased, who was also the father of Professor Theophilus Lagi, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the Nasarawa State University, Keffi (NSUK) was killed on Sunday, June 2024 a few days after his abduction.

Late Lagi was kidnapped in Wamba on Tuesday, May 28. 



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