Fu­lani group vows to fight kid­nap­ping, cat­tle rustling

Daily Trust - - NEWS - From Ahmed Tahir Ajobe, Minna

The Miyetti Al­lah Kau­tal Hore has vowed to join forces with se­cu­rity oper­a­tives to curb kid­nap­ping and cat­tle rustling.

Ad­dress­ing the zonal meet­ing of the group yes­ter­day in Minna, the na­tional vice chair­man North Cen­tral Zone, Al­haji Idris Gi­dado Be­beji said the body would no longer sit and watch while mis­guided el­e­ments of Fu­lani ex­trac­tion con­tin­ued to dent its im­age by en­gag­ing in such vices.

Be­beji said it was trou­bling that a grow­ing num­ber of Fu­lani youths were been pa­raded by se­cu­rity oper­a­tives as kid­nap­pers, adding that the body was tak­ing dras­tic mea­sures to ad­dress the prob­lem.

He promised that the body would pro­vide lo­gis­tics to its vol­un­teer group to pro­vide vi­tal in­for­ma­tion that would as­sist se­cu­rity

oper­a­tives in fight­ing the men­ace.

He urged se­cu­rity oper­a­tives not to grant bail to any sus­pect ar­rested for en­gag­ing in crimes so they would serve as de­ter­rent to oth­ers.

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