Plateau crisis: My boss gave us gun to kill Christians – Suspect confesses

Plateau State police command have arrested one Mr Sanusi Lauwali in Bauchi State over alleged kidnapping, armed robbery and other criminal activities.

The suspect, while being paraded by the Commissioner of Police, Bauchi State Command, Sylvester Alabi at the Bauchi State command headquarters, says he had killed several people during religious crises in Jos, Plateau State revealing that whenever there is any religious crisis in the state, his undisclosed boss would give them guns to go to Plateau and kill Christians.

The 27-year old suspect, said, “I cannot remember how many people I have killed, they are not up to 10, but I think they are at least five people.

“I killed these people during religious crises in Plateau State. These are the people I shot and killed.”

Asked where he gets the gun he uses to kill, he said: “It is our boss that gives us the guns.”

He added, ”I live in Tunga village outside Jos, but anytime there is a crisis, he will send us to the place to go and kill Christians.

“I ran away and went back to my hometown in Ningi (Local Government Area), for about one year now”.


The State was recently plunged into an unusual security crisis following the massacre of some travellers by gunmen yet to be identified.


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