The Kaduna State Police Command, Tuesday night, said it had arrested the man whose false kidnap alarm led to the killing of three innocent persons at Kawo in Kaduna metropolis on Monday morning.
Th Police had earlier in the day explained how the persons met their untimely death.
The command said, “Some operatives from Lagos Command came in respect of one Alhaji Musa in a fraud case. They came with some sureties who stood for bail for him in Lagos.
“While the Police were putting together their papers, the three friends or sureties decided to track and put a tab on him. They met him and told him to follow them but he refused and decided to take his children to school.
“He raised false alarm that they were kidnappers trailing him, that was how the driver trapped in the vehicle was lynched. One of them was wounded in the head and fell into gutter, the other two escaped and were sheltered in a filling station.”
In the update, the Command’s Public Relation Officer, DSP Yakubu Sabo, said that the man, Musa Imam was arrested at about 1700hrs by Police Operatives investigating the incident.
“The mastermind, Alhaji Musa Imam who raised the false alarm that attracted the mob who lynched the driver and incited disturbances has been arrested.
“The Police are investigating the matter and more updates will follow in due course,” he said.